delicate

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delicate is part of the Basic English 850.

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Adjective[change]

Positive
delicate

Comparative
more delicate

Superlative
most delicate

A sign meaning that something is fragile or delicate.
  1. A delicate thing is something that can break easily. It is usually beautiful but people need to be careful if they touch it.
    Flower petals are delicate.
    I don't want a child to hold my delicate glasses.
    The things in this box are delicate. Please don't drop them.

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