Exquisite

Definition of Exquisite

Ex´qui`site
a.1.Carefully selected or sought out; hence, of distinguishing and surpassing quality; exceedingly nice; delightfully excellent; giving rare satisfaction; as, exquisite workmanship.
Plate of rare device, and jewels
Of reach and exquisite form.
- Shak.
I have no exquisite reason for 't, but I have reason good enough.
- Shak.
2.Exceeding; extreme; keen; - used in a bad or a good sense; as, exquisite pain or pleasure.
3.Of delicate perception or close and accurate discrimination; not easy to satisfy; exact; nice; fastidious; as, exquisite judgment, taste, or discernment.
His books of Oriental languages, wherein he was exquisite.
- Fuller.
n.1.One who manifests an exquisite attention to external appearance; one who is overnice in dress or ornament; a fop; a dandy.

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