Example sentences for: delicate

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

  • The men were boys not that long ago-- delicate, confident paddling alongside their mothers through the hot afternoons.

  • While Florentine art developed its formidable intellectual and emotional power, the tone of Sienese painting — Simone Martini, the Lorenzettis, even the Mannerist Sodoma — remained gentle and delicate, bathed in the light and color of its surrounding countryside.

  • 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. ”

  • They can produce any style, from ornate pieces with semi-precious stones to delicate filigree work or modern designs.

  • Do not buy coral or turtle products as this is illegal and only encourages further damage to these delicate and rare forms of sea life.


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