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a delicate floral design
There is a rather delicate matter that I need to discuss with you.
The negotiations are at a very delicate stage.
a very delicate operation
a delicate balance between freedom and restraint
He plays the piano with a delicate touch.
This is the British English definition of delicate. View American English definition of delicate.
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