Example sentences for: delicacy

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

  • The ideas he examines, often with insight and delicacy, have to do with things like past vs. future, loss of community, and excessive skepticism.

  • Romans infused Greek refinement with their own energy to create a unique mixture of elegance and realism, delicacy and strength, which have remained the essence of Italian life and art.

  • Green's new novel, Loving , has just received a very favorable review in The New Yorker . Shawn--"with his usual hushed delicacy of speech and manner"--inquires of the novelist whether he could possibly reveal what prompted the creation of such an exquisite work.

  • 919)--and read definitions emphasizing delicacy, softness, effeminacy in men, homosexuality, and masturbation.

  • Rolande Prevel, for example, is given almost a Matisse treatment, Colette Thomas is rendered with a delicacy that amounts to tenderness, while Jacques Prevel seems to have been sawn in two and restitched any old way, Mania Oïfer turned into an owl, Arthur Adamov fashioned from flung mud, with a penis for a nose.


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