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indelicate

adjective uk   /ɪnˈdel.ɪ.kət/ us  
describes words or actions that are not suitable for a situation and are likely to be offensive: an indelicate comment Would it be indelicate to mention the fee at this point?Rude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desire
indelicacy
noun [U] uk   /-kə.si/ us  
Rude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desire
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