Example sentences for: delicately

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

  • Quinta do Lago has one of the finest golf courses on the Algarve, which is designed delicately along the Ria Formosa Nature Preserve.

  • The idea of a metal stand carrying a pyramid of cannon balls so delicately balanced as to be affected by the tiny differential expansion of brass and iron does not bear thinking about in a heavy sea.

  • It is hard to find a logical explanation, yet these subtle distinctions are part of the spirit of our language, and it is this spirit that is easily destroyed forever, like a delicately balanced biotope, when people walk roughshod over it.

  • Treading delicately around the Paula Jones case, the commentariat giggled like schoolchildren over a recent poll proclaiming that public television watchers have more sex than most.

  • 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.


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