Example sentences for: delicacy

How can you use “delicacy” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Every great city is constructed around a principle all its own--a principle of brute strength in one case, of sensuous delicacy in another, of majesty somewhere else, and mad chaos elsewhere.

  • Dipping back to impeachment, here's a classic exchange between the "poised" Monica and House Manager Edward Bryant: Bryant, attempting delicacy, alludes to "the first so-called salacious occasion."

  • The metaphor comes in particularly handy when conversations turn to matters of delicacy.

  • To the ancient Mexicans, the maguey plant was considered sacred, and the fact that the worm had ingested a part of the “spirit” of this revered plant made consuming them both a delicacy and a way to obtain good luck.

  • With Oriental and Byzantine decorative elements reflecting the Pisan Republic’s overseas interests, its four-tiered arcaded façade over three porches is a masterpiece of grace and delicacy.


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