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DELICATE

'DELICATE' is a 8 letter word starting with D and ending with E

Crossword clues for 'DELICATE'

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Easily broken (8)DELICATE

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for DELICATE

We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word delicate will help you to finish your crossword today. We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier to find.

3 letter words

COY - SAD

4 letter words

AIRY - CUTE - EASY - EVEN - FAIR - FINE - FLAT - GOOD - HARD - LACY - LUSH - MEAN - MILD - NICE - PALE - PUNY - RARE - SLIM - SOFT - SORE - THIN - TINY - WARY - WEAK

5 letter words

ADEPT - BALMY - CLOSE - CRISP - DOWNY - EXACT - FAINT - FILMY - FRAIL - FUSSY - FUZZY - GAUZY - GLOSS - GOOSY - GUSTY - HAIRY - ITCHY - JERRY - JUICY - LIGHT - MISTY - MUTED - QUIET - RIGID - RISKY - ROUGH - SAPID - SATIN - SILKY - SIPID - SMALL - SOBER - SPINY - STEEP - SWEET - TACKY - TASTY - TOUGH - VAGUE - WISPY - YUMMY

6 letter words

AERIAL - BOYISH - BRUTAL - CHOICE - CHOOSE - CREAMY - CRISPY - DAINTY - DECENT - DELUXE - DEMURE - DIRECT - EXPERT - FEEBLE - FLIMSY - FLUFFY - GENTLE - INFIRM - KNOTTY - LOVELY - MELLOW - MIGNON - MINUTE - MODEST - NARROW - PAPERY - PASTEL - PEARLY - PETITE - PROPER - QUEASY - RUGGED - SATINY - SAVORY - SEEMLY - SELECT - SEVERE - SICKLY - SIMPLE - SLEAZY - SLIGHT - SLINKY - SLIPPY - SMOOTH - SOMBER - SOMBRE - SQUARE - STICKY - STRICT - SUBTLE - SVELTE - TENDER - TETCHY - THORNY - TOUCHY - TRICKY - UPHILL - WATERY - WICKED

7 letter words

ARDUOUS - AWKWARD - BRITTLE - CAREFUL - COMPLEX - CORRECT - CRUMBLY - CUNNING - DELICAT - DILUTED - ELEGANT - EXIGENT - EXPRESS - FINICAL - FINICKY - FISSILE - FRAGILE - FRIABLE - GIRLISH - GRACILE - GRADUAL - HEEDFUL - HELPFUL - KNOTTED - LENIENT - LIKABLE - MELLOWY - MINCING - MINDFUL - NERVOUS - NOT EASY - OPEROSE - POLITIC - PRECISE - PRICKLY - PRUDENT - PRUDISH - REFINED - SAVOURY - SHIVERY - SLENDER - SUBDUED - SUBTILE - TACTFUL - TENUOUS - THIN-SET - UNSOUND - VELVETY - WATERED - WILLOWY

8 letter words

ABSTRUSE - ACCURATE - ALLERGIC - BECOMING - CAUTIOUS - COBWEBBY - CONSTANT - CRITICAL - CULTURED - DECOROUS - DECREPIT - DELICATE - DETAILED - DISCREET - EGGSHELL - EMPATHIC - ETHEREAL - EXACTING - FAITHFUL - FEMININE - FINESPUN - GIMCRACK - GINGERLY - GOSSAMER - GRACEFUL - GRACIOUS - GUSTABLE - HAIRLINE - HOTHOUSE - INERRANT - LUSCIOUS - MASTERLY - NACREOUS - NO PICNIC - NONRIGID - OBLIGING - PASSIBLE - PATINAED - PERILOUS - PINPOINT - PLEASING - POLISHED - PUNCTUAL - PURISTIC - RAREFIED - RIGOROUS - SAVOROUS - SCISSILE - SENSIBLE - SHATTERY - SKITTISH - SLIMMISH - SLIPPERY - SOFT-HUED - SOFTENED - SUPERIOR - TACTICAL - THIN-SPUN - THINNISH - TICKLISH - TOILSOME - TOLERANT - UNERRING - VOLATILE - WEAKENED - WOMANISH

9 letter words

AGREEABLE - AIRY-FAIRY - AMBROSIAL - ATTENTIVE - ATTENUATE - BREAKABLE - CHEAP-JACK - CIVILISED - CIVILIZED - CRACKABLE - CRUSHABLE - DANGEROUS - DELICIOUS - DEMANDING - DIFFICILE - DIFFICULT - ENFEEBLED - EXPLOSIVE - EXQUISITE - FINE-DRAWN - FINICKING - FRANGIBLE - GIMCRACKY - GOOD TO EAT - GOSSAMERY - HERCULEAN - INDULGENT - INERRABLE - INTRICATE - IRRITABLE - LABORIOUS - LACERABLE - MOLLIFIED - NECTAROUS - ON THIN ICE - PALATABLE - PUBESCENT - RECEPTIVE - RECHERCHE - REGARDFUL - RELIGIOUS - SELECTIVE - SEMIGLOSS - SENSITIVE - SISSIFIED - SPLINTERY - SQUEAMISH - STRENUOUS - SUCCULENT - SYLPHLIKE - TOOTHSOME - UNCERTAIN - UNHEALTHY - VICTORIAN - WIREDRAWN

10 letter words

ATTENUATED - CULTIVATED - DELECTABLE - DELIGHTFUL - DIAPHANOUS - DIPLOMATIC - DISCERNING - EFFEMINATE - EMPATHETIC - FASTIDIOUS - FORMIDABLE - HARD-EARNED - HARD-FOUGHT - INFALLIBLE - IRIDESCENT - JERRY-BUILT - METICULOUS - NAMBY-PAMBY - OPALESCENT - OVERTENDER - PARTICULAR - PERCEPTIVE - PERISHABLE - PRECARIOUS - PROFICIENT - RESPONSIVE - SCIENTIFIC - SCRUPULOUS - SLENDERISH - SLIGHT-MADE - SOLICITOUS - THIN-BODIED - THOUGHTFUL - THREADLIKE - TOUCH-AND-GO - VELUTINOUS - VULNERABLE

11 letter words

COMPLAISANT - CONSIDERATE - DEBILITATED - DISTINCTIVE - EMOTIONABLE - FINE-GRAINED - FORESIGHTED - FRACTURABLE - GOOD-TASTING - HAIR-TRIGGER - HYPERPATHIC - JAWBREAKING - LIGHTWEIGHT - MICROSCOPIC - OVERREFINED - PASTEBOARDY - PERSNICKETY - PUNCTILIOUS - SCRUMPTIOUS - SHATTERABLE - SOFT AS PUTTY - SOFT-COLORED - SOFTHEARTED - SUSCEPTIBLE - SYMPATHETIC - THIN-SKINNED - UNDEVIATING - WARMHEARTED - WASP-WAISTED - WATERED-DOWN - WHISPER-SOFT

12 letter words

ANAPHYLACTIC - APPRECIATIVE - DIFFERENTIAL - DISCRIMINATE - FINE-TEXTURED - MATHEMATICAL - NONRESISTIVE - OVERSENSIBLE - SCRUTINIZING

13 letter words

ACCOMMODATING - ACCOMMODATIVE - CONSCIENTIOUS - HAIRSPLITTING - HYPERESTHETIC - INSUBSTANTIAL - MOTHER-OF-PEARL - OVERSENSITIVE - SET WITH THORNS - SOPHISTICATED - TENDERHEARTED - UNPREDICTABLE - UNSUBSTANTIAL

14 letter words

BRITTLE AS GLASS - DELICATELY WEAK - DISCRIMINATING - DISCRIMINATIVE - DISTINGUISHING - HYPERSENSITIVE - IMPRESSIONABLE - PRECISIANISTIC - PRECISIONISTIC - SUPERSENSITIVE

15 letter words

MINDFUL OF OTHERS

16 letter words

OF GOURMET QUALITY - ON SLIPPERY GROUND - RELIGIOUSLY EXACT

19 letter words

SCIENTIFICALLY EXACT

22 letter words

MICROMETRICALLY PRECISE

Definition of delicate

  • exquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing; susceptible to injury; "a delicate violin passage"; "delicate china"; "a delicate flavor"; "the delicate wing of a butterfly"
  • easily broken or damaged or destroyed; "a kite too delicate to fly safely"; "fragile porcelain plates"; "fragile old bones"; "a frail craft"
  • difficult to handle; requiring great tact; "delicate negotiations with the big powers";"hesitates to be explicit on so ticklish a matter"; "a touchy subject"
  • of an instrument or device; capable of registering minute differences or changes precisely; "almost undetectable with even the most delicate instruments"
  • marked by great skill especially in meticulous technique; "a surgeon's delicate touch"
  • easily hurt; "soft hands"; "a baby's delicate skin"


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