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noun     delicacy pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [countable] a rare or expensive type of food

    Caviar is considered a delicacy in many countries.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] a sensitive and careful way of dealing with a difficult situation
  3. 3
    [uncountable] a careful and gentle way of doing something
  4. 5
    [uncountable] the quality of being delicate in appearance, colour, taste, or smell


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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