exquisite exquisite  /ˈɛk skwə zət/


  1. (adj) delicately beautiful
  2. (adj) of extreme beauty
  3. (adj) lavishly elegant and refined
  4. (adj) intense or sharp



  1. Diana collected exquisite pieces of art during her travels to Egypt and China.
  2. The city fathers gave a thumbs up to the new museum and said that it was one of the most exquisite works of architecture.
  3. Most times Kate's writing is nothing short of exquisite and it is good that she has been fittingly rewarded.


  1. Kimbell leads exploration of the first empire of the Americas, the Wari of ancient Peru

    The exquisite remains of the first South American empire are on view at the Kimbell Art Museum
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram

  2. This month at Sweet Lisa’s: Tasty treats bring bright smiles

    Lisa and Stephen Maronian, owners of Sweet Lisa’s Exquisite Cakes, will donate 10% of the company’s June sales to Operation Smile.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Greenwich Post

  3. A delightful interplay of intimacy & infinity in Wellfleet art show

    This weekend marks the final opportunity to catch Vivian Bower’s subtly exquisite solo exhibition of new work at the gallery Farm, 15 Commercial St., Wellfleet. The show runs through Monday, June 17. For gallery hours and more information, call (617) 650-9800.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Provincetown Banner


  1. "For now, Brad and I are enjoying the delicious dilemma of deciding where, when, and how we will be married," Takei wrote on his blog. "Marriage equality took a long time, but, like fine wine, its bouquet is simply exquisite."
    on May 20, 2008 By: George Takei Source: WLWT

  2. "I've never heard as exquisite and melodic a singer," Lythgoe said, adding that Archuleta will only improve as he gets older.
    on May 20, 2007 By: Nigel Lythgoe Source: News1130

  3. "As someone who really loves the books and loves the movies, it was exciting to meet everyone and be a part of it, but on the other hand, it was really devastating to know that Rachelle, who did such an exquisite job in the first one and the second...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Bryce Dallas Howard Source: WDSU New Orleans

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