English to Afrikaans Meaning :: delicacy

Delicacy :
lekkerny
- lekkernylekkernyeindelicaciesonkies
 

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Noun(1) the quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance(2) something considered choice to eat(3) refined taste; tact(4) smallness of stature(5) lack of physical strength(6) subtly skillful handling of a situation(7) lightness in movement or manner

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(1) This is one of the novels in which, with much humour and delicacy of perception, the author depicts the reaction of different personality types to the new environment.(2) miniature pearls of exquisite delicacy(3) No, saris are not symbols of delicacy , of fragile femininity; of posh don't-get-your-hands dirty pettiness!(4) In his article he discusses the matter with considerable delicacy .(5) Before you start, you have to approach the situation with the utmost delicacy .(6) These two tentative explorations of gay subplots were handled with typical early-'80s delicacy and discretion.(7) Through the whole of the present exhibition, the changing shades of sepia, their delicacy and texture, create an impression of a sadness deep as a wound.(8) Not much variation here, not much finesse, delicacy , lightness, or the Exotic other.(9) So intent are they upon handling each attendant issue with the utmost delicacy that they risk losing sight of the greater picture.(10) This is what the record sounds like and it has earned the above rating on pure execution within its sub-genre, structural delicacy , and elegance.(11) Many shots are composed with such delicacy and grace that I forgot I was watching a television program.(12) I have to treat this matter with the utmost delicacy(13) It was a dark song, with beautiful threads of delicacy and fragility weaved into both its lyrical and musical content.(14) The result is wines unique in the world for their combination of low alcohol (often only about eight per cent), striking aroma, high extract, and delicacy of texture.(15) The exhibition will explore the world of plant and flower painting, combining exquisite scientific detail with beauty, delicacy and expressiveness.(16) The delicacy of the molecular structure and of the dynamics may also play a role.
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(1) delicacy ::
lekkerny
Synonyms
Noun
3. difficulty ::
moeite
4. care ::
sorg
5. choice food ::
keuse kos
6. diplomacy ::
diplomasie
8. discretion ::
diskresie
10. kickshaw ::
onbenullig
Antonyms
1. crudity ::
grofheid
2. rudeness ::
onbeskoftheid
Different Forms
delicacies, delicacy, indelicacies, indelicacy
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