Example sentences for: delicately

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

  • without the fluttering exuberance of his hands that come to rest, delicately, on my shoulders, as if to say: "Help tie the drawstring of my suit, shoulder my towel, fit these sandals to my feet and lead me to the pool

  • 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.

  • Quinta do Lago, a few miles down the coast, has one of the finest golf courses on the Algarve, designed delicately along the Ria Formosa Nature Preserve.

  • Critics can't say enough good things about the film: It is "audacious, accomplished" (Emanuel Levy, Variety ), "a delicately conceived, fearless film" that is like "a long tragic poem" (David Denby, The New Yorker ), "one of the year's best" (Roger Ebert, the Chicago Sun-Times ). The New York Times ' Maslin calls it a "stunning debut feature" for director Kimberly Peirce, and Entertainment Weekly 's Owen Gleiberman calls Hilary Swank, a Beverly Hills 90210 veteran who plays Brandon, "extraordinary."

  • Whittled waists and prominent breasts were shaped by exquisitely cut and fitted jackets that curved over flaring hips, while sleek coils of hair supported delicately feathered hats.


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