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delicate

adj: exquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing; susceptible to injury; "a delicate violin passage"; "delicate china"; "a delicate flavor"; "the delicate wing of a butterfly"

adj: marked by great skill especially in meticulous technique; "a surgeon's delicate touch"

adj: easily broken or damaged or destroyed; "a kite too delicate to fly safely"; "fragile porcelain plates"; "fragile old bones"; "a frail craft"

adj: easily hurt; "soft hands"; "a baby's delicate skin"

adj: developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety; "the satire touches with finespun ridicule every kind of human pretense"

adj: difficult to handle; requiring great tact; "delicate negotiations with the big powers";"hesitates to be explicit on so ticklish a matter"; "a touchy subject"

adj: of an instrument or device; capable of registering minute differences or changes precisely; "almost undetectable with even the most delicate instruments"


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delicate

Length: 8 letters

Scrabble value: 11

Words with Friends value: 13

Literati value: 8

TWL (USA): Found

SOWPODS (UK): Found


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