Example sentences for: delicately

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

  • At holy places you’ll find Ethiopian Christians and Jews wrapped in delicately handwoven white robes.

  • I answered much the way I had answered more delicately phrased objections in Arkansas and north Louisiana: I told how, for example, a fisherman would be able to check the Dictionary if he caught a mudfish in Florida and wanted to find out what the real name of it was.

  • The lives of saints Lawrence and Stephen are depicted in delicately subdued pinks and blues.

  • At the top of the hill, on Rua da Igreja, is Igreja Matriz, a charming 16th-century church, with a delicately carved Manueline portico, perhaps the finest on the Algarve.

  • According to Attorney General Janet Reno, the NSC staffers probably misconstrued the agents' instructions to treat the matter delicately.

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