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Meaning of exquisite

ex•quis•ite

Pronunciation: (ik-skwiz'it, ek'skwi-zit), [key]
— adj.
  1. of special beauty or charm, or rare and appealing excellence, as a face, a flower, coloring, music, or poetry.
  2. extraordinarily fine or admirable; consummate: exquisite weather.
  3. intense; acute, or keen, as pleasure or pain.
  4. of rare excellence of production or execution, as works of art or workmanship: the exquisite statues of the Renaissance.
  5. keenly or delicately sensitive or responsive: an exquisite ear for music; an exquisite sensibility.
  6. of particular refinement or elegance, as taste, manners, etc., or persons.
  7. carefully sought out, chosen, ascertained, devised, etc.
—n.
  1. a person, esp. a man, who is excessively concerned about clothes, grooming, etc.; dandy; coxcomb.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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