Example sentences for: delicate

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

  • Ask a German question, expect a World War II answer, which to those of us with delicate bourgeois sensibilities, risks trivializing the Holocaust.

  • Even the cheapest toilet paper gets the job done, so if you want to impress guests or if you don't want to keep paper hankies in the bathroom, buy the expensive stuff, but I'll bet your delicate bits won't notice the difference.

  • Modeled on a Venetian loggia, the cloister, delicate arches, and salmon-pink marble walls enclose a stunning, atmospheric space lined with mosaic and filled with foliage and classical statuary.

  • Although Greenspan did speak to the idea that investors are starting to see stocks as not much more risky than bonds (an idea associated with the authors of Dow 36,000 --see Slate 's "Crapshoot" for a critique of this idea), the real focus of his speech was something much broader, namely the way financial panics tend to eradicate the delicate distinctions between different classes of assets, distinctions that any market system needs in order to invest for the future.

  • In short, he's being a real jerk and it makes me damned angry to see my friend suffering and stressing out because of this caveman, given her delicate condition.


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