Definitions for exquisite
ɪkˈskwɪz ɪt, ˈɛk skwɪ zɪt; ˈɛk skwɪ zɪt; ɪkˈskwɪz ɪtex·quis·ite
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word exquisite.
intense or sharp
"suffered exquisite pain"; "felt exquisite pleasure"
lavishly elegant and refined
"a dainty teacup"; "an exquisite cameo"
of extreme beauty
"her exquisite face"
Especially fine or pleasing; exceptional.
They sell good coffee and pastries, but their chocolate is exquisite.
Carefully adjusted; precise; accurate; exact.
Recherché; far-fetched; abstruse.
Of special beauty or rare excellence.
Etymology: From exquisitus, perfect passive participle of exquiro.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: exquisitus, Latin.
His absolute exactness they imitate by tending unto that which is most exquisite in every particular. Richard Hooker, b. i. s. 5.
Why should the state be troubled with this needless charge of keeping and maintaining so great a navy in such exquisite perfection and readiness? Walter Raleigh, Essays.
Adam and Eve, before the fall, were a different species; and none but a poet of the most unbounded invention, and the most exquisite judgment, could have fitted their conversation and behaviour to their state of innocence. Addison.
The pleasures of sense are probably relished by beasts in a more exquisite degree than they are by men; for they taste them sincere and pure, without being distracted in the pursuit, or disquieted in the use of them. Francis Atterbury, Sermons.
With exquisite malice they have mixed the gall and vinegar of falsity and contempt. Charles I .
carefully selected or sought out; hence, of distinguishing and surpassing quality; exceedingly nice; delightfully excellent; giving rare satisfaction; as, exquisite workmanship
exceeding; extreme; keen; -- used in a bad or a good sense; as, exquisite pain or pleasure
of delicate perception or close and accurate discrimination; not easy to satisfy; exact; nice; fastidious; as, exquisite judgment, taste, or discernment
one who manifests an exquisite attention to external appearance; one who is overnice in dress or ornament; a fop; a dandy
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
eks′kwi-zit, adj. of superior quality: excellent: of delicate perception or close discrimination: not easily satisfied: fastidious: exceeding, extreme, as pain or pleasure.—n. one exquisitely nice or refined in dress: a fop.—adv. Ex′quisitely.—n. Ex′quisiteness. [L. exquisitus—ex, out, quærĕre, quæsitum, to seek.]
The numerical value of exquisite in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of exquisite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
A cigarette is the perfect type of a perfect pleasure. It is exquisite, and it leaves one unsatisfied. What more can one want?
There’s a part where he says, ‘ I was particularly thrilled by your exquisite second shot to the 15th, which was the finest I have seen played to that hole. ’ Jones was present when Gene Sarazen made Gene Sarazen double eagle there in 1935, so that’s some high praise.
Dug from the tomb of taste-refining time, Each form is exquisite, each block sublime. Or good, or bad,-disfigur'd, or deprav'd,- All art, is at its resurrection sav'd All crown'd with glory in the critic's heav'n, Each merit magnified, each fault forgiven.
Look, it's always difficult, even with the exquisite intelligence that we have, to know exactly what the targets are but it's certainly consistent with the intelligence to assume that they would have hit embassies in at least four countries.
Poetry is the exquisite expression of exquisite expressions.
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- изискан, изященBulgarian
- exquisitCatalan, Valencian
- bonísimo, exquisitoSpanish
- ihastuttava, hienostunutFinnish
- अति सुंदरHindi
- nagyszerű, kitűnő, pompásHungarian
- delizioso, squisitoItalian
- distinto, primoroso, esmeroPortuguese
- изящный, изысканныйRussian
- tinh tếVietnamese
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