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Webster 1913 Edition


Delicately

Del′i-cate-ly

(dĕl′ĭ-kā̍t-ly̆)
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adv.
In a delicate manner.

Webster 1828 Edition


Delicately

DELICATELY

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adv.
1.
In a delicate manner; with nice regard to propriety and the feelings of others.
2.
Daintily; luxuriously.
They that live delicately are in kings courts. Luke 7.
3.
With soft elegance; as an expression delicately turned.
4.
Tenderly; with indulgence in ease, elegance and luxury. Prov. 29.

Definition 2021


delicately

delicately

English

Adverb

delicately (comparative more delicately, superlative most delicately)

  1. In a delicate manner; exquisitely.
    The gingerbread was delicately, if imprecisely, captured by the brushstrokes.
  2. Tactfully.
    He approached the main subject delicately.

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