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  Definition of delicacy
  1. lightness in movement or manner
  2. the quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance; "the daintiness of her touch"; "the fineness of her features"
  3. subtly skillful handling of a situation
  4. lack of physical strength
  5. smallness of stature
  6. refined taste; tact
  7. something considered choice to eat
Similar Words: airiness, daintiness, fineness, diplomacy, discreetness, finesse, fragility, slightness, discretion, dainty, goody, kickshaw, treat

 

Hyponyms: choice morsel, tidbit, titbit, savory, savoury, sweet, confection, confectionery, ambrosia, nectar, gelatin, jelly, marrow, bone marrow

 

Derivational Morphology: regale, treat

 

 
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