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ex·qui·site

 (ĕk′skwĭ-zĭt, ĭk-skwĭz′ĭt)
adj.
1.
a. Characterized by highly skilled or intricate art; excellently made or formed: an exquisite gold chalice.
b. Extremely or delightfully beautiful: the exquisite colors of a sunset.
2. Excellent or outstanding, especially by exhibiting or appealing to refined taste: "A guy who knew all the jazz spots and had an exquisite collection of old 78s" (Shirley Abbott).
3. Extremely subtle or precise: an image rendered in exquisite detail.
4. Intense; keen: exquisite delight; suffered exquisite pain.
5. Obsolete Ingeniously devised or thought out.
n.
One who is excessively fastidious in dress, manners, or taste.

[Middle English exquisit, carefully chosen, from Latin exquīsītus, past participle of exquīrere, to search out : ex-, ex- + quaerere, to seek.]

ex′qui·site·ly adv.
ex′qui·site·ness n.
Synonyms: exquisite, delicate, elegant, fine1
These adjectives mean appealing to refined taste: an exquisite wine; a delicate flavor; elegant handwriting; the finest embroidery.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.exquisitely - in a delicate manner; "finely shaped features"; "her fine drawn body"
Translations
بصورة رائِعه، بِتَألُق
elegantudsøgt
snilldarlega; á fágaîan hátt
güzel bir şekilde

exquisitely

[eksˈkwɪzɪtlɪ] ADV
1. (= tastefully) [embroidered, decorated, dressed] → con un gusto exquisito; (= skilfully) [made, carved] → de forma exquisita
an exquisitely carved figure of an angeluna figura de un ángel tallada de forma exquisita
her dress was exquisitely detailedsu vestido tenía unos detalles exquisitos
2. (as intensifier) exquisitely beautiful/delicatede una belleza/delicadeza exquisita
exquisitely painfulsumamente doloroso

exquisitely

[ɪkˈskwɪzɪtli] adv
(= finely) [crafted, dressed] → avec un grand raffinement
(= extremely) [refined, polite, beautiful] → extrêmementex-serviceman [ˌɛksˈsɜːrvɪsmən] nancien combattant m

exquisitely

adv
(= beautifully, delightfully) dressausgesucht, erlesen; carved, crafted, madeaufs kunstvollste or Kunstvollste; decoratemit erlesenem Geschmack; exquisitely detailedaufs feinste or Feinste detailliert; she danced exquisitelysie tanzte ganz hervorragend; it was exquisitely timedder Zeitpunkt war hervorragend gewählt; exquisitely beautifulbezaubernd schön; exquisitely elegantvon exquisiter Eleganz
(= intensely, extremely) sensitive, delicateüberaus, außerordentlich; painful, funnyköstlich; politeausgesucht

exquisitely

[ɪksˈkwɪzɪtlɪ] adv
a. (paint, embroider) → squisitamente; (dress) → in modo raffinato
b. (extremely) → estremamente

exquisite

(ˈekskwizit) , (iksˈkwizit) adjective
very beautiful or skilful. exquisite embroidery.
ˈexquisitely adverb
References in classic literature ?
And yet there was neither coarseness nor want of shadowing in a countenance that was exquisitely regular, and dignified and surpassingly beautiful.
One of these tunes, just as it had sounded from her spiritual touch, had been written down by an amateur of music; it was so exquisitely mournful that nobody, to this day, could bear to hear it played, unless when a great sorrow had made them know the still profounder sweetness of it.
It may be true that, to a sensitive observer, there was some thing exquisitely painful in it.
In no living thing are the lines of beauty more exquisitely defined than in the crescentic borders of these flukes.
How exquisitely green and beautiful that little valley down there was
We are familiar with the heroine of romance whose foot is so exquisitely shaped that the coarsest shoe cannot conceal its perfections, and one always cherishes a doubt of the statement; yet it is true that Rebecca's peculiar and individual charm seemed wholly independent of accessories.
A pretty little house stood at the top of the lane, with a garden before it, exquisitely neat and brilliantly blooming.
That I suffered in secret, and that I suffered exquisitely, no one ever knew but I.
Never had his gold been so golden, his azure so dazzlingly clear and deep as on this particular May morning; while his fancy simply ran riot in the marginal decorations of woodland and spinney, quaint embroidered flowers and copses full of exquisitely painted and wonderfully trained birds of song.
Her complexion was exquisitely fair, but the noble cast of her head and features prevented the insipidity which sometimes attaches to fair beauties.
That evening, at eight-thirty, exquisitely dressed and wearing a large button-hole of Parma violets, Dorian Gray was ushered into Lady Narborough's drawing-room by bowing servants.
He was exquisitely polite to the women and a little haughty to the men, who did not always forgive him for his successes in society.