Example sentences for: delicate

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

  • He undoubtedly treads on "delicate political territory," euphemizes the conservative Gigot.

  • If the user wants to find out about misplaced adjectives and adverbs , reference is made to the entry “Electric shaver for women with delicate floral design on the handle.”

  • An op-ed by Indian journalist Sunanda K. Datta-Ray in the International Herald Tribune highlighted India's dilemma: "India has to walk a delicate path between capitulation to the hijackers and appearing callous about the hostages.

  • The NYT , ever suspicious of the president's motivations, goes out of its way to report that White House aides "expected Clinton's announcement to draw concentrated news coverage and commentary to compete with lingering musings over the trial"; the WP , playing the story just below its one-column lead, details the complex and delicate planned mobilizations and postings of the multinational troops.

  • The authorities have been quick to respond, allowing hotels and other facilities to develop — though care must be taken not to blight the delicate environment in the rush to turn the resorts into “Euroland. ”


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