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adverb. ['ˈdɛləkətli'] in a delicate manner.
- -ly (English)
- -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
- delicate (English)
- delicat (Middle English (1100-1500))
Rhymes with Delicately
Sentences with delicately
Slide your seam ripper under each stitch as delicately as possible, and remove each individual stitch.
Quotes about delicately
1. There's a snobbery at work in architecture. The subject is too often treated as a fine art, delicately wrapped in mumbo-jumbo. In reality, it's an all-embracing discipline taking in science, art, maths, engineering, climate, nature, politics, economics.
- Norman Foster
2. I am my heart’s undertaker. Daily I go and retrieve its tattered remains, place them delicately into its little coffin, and bury it in the depths of my memory, only to have to do it all again tomorrow.
- Emilie Autumn, The Asylum for Wayward Victorian Girls
3. There's a thin line between genius and bottom-barrel stupidness. I hover delicately on a tightrope between the two, wondering where I'll land if I'll ever fall.
- Suzanne Crowley, The Very Ordered Existence of Merilee Marvelous