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Definitions of exquisite:

part of speech: adjective

Refined; delicate; nice; accurate.

part of speech: adjective

Sought out or searched for with care; hence, choice; select; nice; exact; very excellent; complete; as, a vase of exquisite workmanship: nice; accurate; of keen or delicate perception; great discrimination; as, exquisite sensibility, taste, etc.; " A poet of the most unbounded invention and the most exquisite judgment."- Addison: being pleasurable or painful in the highest degree; exceeding; extreme; keen; poignant; as, a painful and exquisite impression on the nerves; " The pleasures of sense are probably relished by beasts in a more exquisite degree than they are by men."- Bp. Atterbury; " The most exquisite of human satisfactions flows from an approving conscience."- J. M. Mason: given to searching out; curious.

part of speech: adverb

Exquisitely.

part of speech: adjective

Perfect; complete; highly finished; capable of nice or delicate perception; very sensibly felt; nice; delicate; exact; extreme, as pain or pleasure.

part of speech: noun

One nice or refined in dress; a fop; a dandy.

part of speech: noun

Exquisiteness.

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