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Definition 1: of extreme beauty - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where exquisite or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • her exquisite face

(exquisite is similar to ...) delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration

"a beautiful child" "beautiful country" "a beautiful painting" "a beautiful theory" "a beautiful party"

Definition 2: delicately beautiful - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where exquisite or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a dainty teacup
  • an exquisite cameo

Synonyms for exquisite in the sense of this definition

(exquisite is similar to ...) exquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing; susceptible to injury

"a delicate violin passage" "delicate china" "a delicate flavor" "the delicate wing of a butterfly"

Definition 3: lavishly elegant and refined - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for exquisite in the sense of this definition

(exquisite is similar to ...) refined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style

"elegant handwriting" "an elegant dark suit" "she was elegant to her fingertips" "small churches with elegant white spires" "an elegant mathematical solution--simple and precise and lucid"

Definition 4: intense or sharp - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where exquisite or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • suffered exquisite pain
  • felt exquisite pleasure

Synonyms for exquisite in the sense of this definition

(exquisite is similar to ...) possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree

"intense heat" "intense anxiety" "intense desire" "intense emotion" "the skunk's intense acrid odor" "intense pain" "enemy fire was intense"

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