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exquisite

adjective uk   /ɪkˈskwɪz.ɪt/ us  

exquisite adjective (BEAUTIFUL)

C2 very beautiful and delicate: an exquisite piece of china Look at this exquisite painting She has exquisite taste.

exquisite adjective (SHARP)

literary used to describe feelings such as pleasure or pain that are extremely strong, or qualities that are extremely good; great: exquisite joy The pain was quite exquisite. a vase of exquisite workmanship A good comedian needs to have an exquisite sense of timing.
exquisitely
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Their house is exquisitely (= beautifully) furnished. an exquisitely painful disease
exquisiteness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Translations of “exquisite”
in Korean 우아한…
in Arabic فَاتِن…
in French exquis…
in Turkish harika, enfes…
in Italian squisito, mirabile…
in Chinese (Traditional) 美麗的, 精美的, 精緻的…
in Russian изысканный…
in Polish przepiękny, wykwintny…
in Spanish exquisito…
in Portuguese primoroso, requintado…
in German ausgezeichnet…
in Catalan exquisit…
in Japanese 絶妙な, この上なく美しい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 美丽的, 精美的, 精致的…
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