Example sentences for: deliciously

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

  • This deliciously backhanded phrase--an allusion to Czechoslovakia's "socialism with a human face," which was crushed by Soviet tanks in 1968--conveyed three corrosive messages: that conservatism lacked compassion to begin with, that conservatives couldn't tolerate compassion, and that for this reason, conservatism, like socialism, was doomed.

  • On the positive side, most say the acting is great, and though the film "doesn't take enormous chances," it is nevertheless "extremely satisfying" (Denby, The New Yorker ). Slate 's Edelstein is more positive than most, praising the "deliciously resonant dual setting: a Catskills summer community to which middle-class Jews from the city migrate to swim and eat and play mah-jongg, and the gathering hippies at nearby Woodstock."

  • Keats celebrates an autumn so deliciously warm that the bees have been fooled into thinking it is still summer: "Until they think warm days will never cease,/ For Summer has o'er-brimmed their clammy cells."

  • Set in 1969, A Walk on the Moon devises a deliciously resonant dual setting: a Catskills summer community to which middle-class Jews from the city migrate to swim and eat and play mah-jongg, and the gathering hippies at nearby Woodstock.

  • The movie was beautifully restrained and accurate with respect to clothing--the peasant blouses, the swinging skirts, the smooth, side-parted hair, the garter belts and capacious underpants from a time before spandex were all deliciously heartbreaking, never exaggerated for laughs.


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