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adjective delicious pronunciation in American English /dɪˈlɪʃəs/
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  1. 1
    with a very pleasant taste or smell

    This sauce is delicious with fish or vegetables.

    The fruit tasted delicious.

    absolutely/simply/quite delicious:

    The cheese is soft and white and absolutely delicious.

  2. 2
    mainly literary very pleasant or enjoyable

    There was a delicious breeze on the front porch.

    She felt a delicious floating sensation.

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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