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Synonyms for delicate

appealing to refined taste

easily broken or damaged

showing sensitivity and skill in dealing with others

requiring great tact or skill

free from severity or violence, as in movement

able to make or detect effects of great subtlety or precision

so slight as to be difficult to notice or appreciate

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exquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing

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marked by great skill especially in meticulous technique

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easily broken or damaged or destroyed

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easily hurt

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developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety

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difficult to handle

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of an instrument or device

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It could also burn the delicate skin around the vagina (the vulva).
"Delicate Beauty" uses a variety of papers and silk fabrics made in Japan.
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"This is a huge leap forward for delicate and technically difficult surgery, which in time should significantly improve the quality and safety of this kind of operation.
With a lightweight design that needs minimal mechanical action to pick and place items, the Elastomer robotic end-of-arm picking tool efficiently picks and places delicate items at high speeds while maintaining product integrity.
A Delicate Affair chronicles the experiences of the US 26th "Yankee" Division as it entered the trenches near the destroyed village of Seicheprey in mid-April 1918.
'Delicate Balance' tackles Ivatan past as well as the 'sustainable future' for Batanes.
The best and the most delicate kind is the handmade one."
HIS week, something delicate. Which is, frankly, a bit of a challenge for me.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Russia has settled all issues surrounding the delivery of S-300 air defense missile systems to Iran through lengthy and delicate negotiations, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said in an interview with the Rossiya-24 (VGTRK) news TV channel.
Developed over the last six years to address the inherent challenge of accessing delicate areas, the specailist EPRS has been launched to best service the needs of a niche market in the environmentally delicate intertidal zone
Summary: Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk said Monday Lebanon was going through "delicate times" that necessitate solidarity among all state bodies to ensure the security and safety of the Lebanese.
"You're looking for that delicate little wobble," explains Paul Hollywood, with not so much as a smirk.
The reason that handles should face the street is not because bin men are delicate, but to speed up collections.
Summary: The current period for Switzerland in economic terms is delicate but experts believe the country should not plunge into recession