HyperDic: exquisite

English > 4 senses of the word exquisite:
ADJECTIVEallexquisite, keenintense or sharp
allexquisite, recherchelavishly elegant and refined
allexquisite, daintydelicately beautiful
allexquisiteof extreme / extreme beauty
exquisite > pronunciation
Soundseh'kskwahzaht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > exquisite: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningIntense or sharp.
Examples
  • "suffered exquisite pain"
  • "felt exquisite pleasure"
Synonymkeen
BroaderintensePossessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree
Spanishentusiasta, exquisito
Catalanentusiasta
English > exquisite: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaninglavishly elegant and refined.
Synonymrecherche
Broaderelegantrefined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style
Spanishexquisito
English > exquisite: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaningdelicately beautiful.
Example "an exquisite cameo"
Synonymdainty
Broaderdelicateexquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing
Spanishdelicado, exquisito, refinado
Adverbsexquisitelyin a delicate manner
English > exquisite: 4 senses > adjective 4
MeaningOf extreme / extreme beauty.
Example"her exquisite face"
Broaderbeautifuldelighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration
Spanishexquisito
Catalanexquisit
Nounsexquisitenessextreme / extreme beauty of a delicate sort

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