Exquisitely Ex"qui*site*ly, adv. In an exquisite manner or degree; as, lace exquisitely wrought. [1913 Webster]

To a sensitive observer there was something exquisitely painful in it. --Hawthorne. [1913 Webster]

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  • exquisitely — adv. Exquisitely is used with these adjectives: ↑beautiful, ↑detailed, ↑sensitive Exquisitely is used with these verbs: ↑embroider, ↑paint …   Collocations dictionary

  • exquisitely — exquisite ► ADJECTIVE 1) of great beauty and delicacy. 2) highly refined: exquisite taste. 3) intensely felt; acute. DERIVATIVES exquisitely adverb exquisiteness noun. ORIGIN originally in the sense «precise»: from Latin exquirere seek out …   English terms dictionary

  • exquisitely — adverb see exquisite I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • exquisitely — See exquisite. * * * …   Universalium

  • exquisitely — adverb a) In an exquisite manner. b) Exceedingly; in the highest degree; …   Wiktionary

  • exquisitely — Synonyms and related words: abundantly, accurately, acutely, amazingly, amply, appealingly, astonishingly, attractively, awesomely, beauteously, beautifully, becomingly, bewitchingly, charmingly, chicly, comelily, conscientiously, conspicuously,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • exquisitely — adv. excellently, superbly, beautifully …   English contemporary dictionary

  • exquisitely — ex·quis·ite·ly …   English syllables

  • exquisitely — See: exquisite …   English dictionary

  • exquisitely — adverb in a delicate manner finely shaped features her fine drawn body • Syn: ↑finely, ↑fine, ↑delicately • Derived from adjective: ↑exquisite, ↑delicate ( …   Useful english dictionary

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