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  • 简明词典(词霸)
  • 柯林斯词典
  • 牛津词典
  • delicate

    高中/CET4/CET6/考研/GRE/TOEFL/IELTS

    • [ˈdelɪkət]
    • [ˈdelɪkət]

    释义

    • 常用
    • 高考讲解
    • adj.
      脆弱的; 虚弱的; 纤细的; 精致的; 熟练的; 娇美的; 柔和的; 鲜美的; 清香的; 微妙的; 技巧性很强的

    大小写变形:Delicate

  • 词态变化

    • 副词: delicately;
  • 实用场景例句

    • 全部
    • 微妙的
    • 纤弱的
    • 易损的

    The international situation is very delicate atpresent.

    当前的国际形势十分微妙.

    ——《现代英汉综合大词典》

    Despite the fact that the bottle is tinted a delicate shade of green, an observant visitor would soon notice that it is filled with what looks like a thick, greyish substance.

    尽管瓶子呈现嫩绿色, 但观察力敏锐的客人不久会注意到,瓶子里装的看上去像是浓厚的灰色物质.

    ——《用法词典》

    He had a surprisingly delicate touch.

    他生花的妙笔令人惊讶.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    His past experience qualified him to handle such a delicate matter.

    他过去的经验使他有办法处理好这件微妙的事情.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    Young children have delicate skin.

    小孩子肉皮儿嫩.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    What a delicate piece of embroidery!

    多么精致的刺绣!

    ——《用法词典》

    He touched the delicate petals with gentle fingers.

    他用手指轻轻触摸娇嫩的花瓣.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    This is a delicate job . It mustn't be done carelessly.

    这可是细活,不能瞎糊弄.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    My sister may look delicate , but give her a bowl of rice and she can really pack it away.

    我妹妹看上去很斯文, 但她几口就可以吃完一碗饭.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    He had an encyclopedic command of the field of knowledge, and by a word or a phase, by delicate rapier thrust, he punctured them.

    他所掌握的知识就像百科全书那样丰富.用一个字或一句话, 用几句灵敏机智的对答, 他就洞穿了对方的要害.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    An irony is so quiet and so delicate that many readers never notice it.

    一句讥讽的话是那样的温和,那样的含蓄不露,以致许多读者都没有注意到.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    Be careful with those wine cups — they are very delicate.

    当心那些酒杯——它们很容易碎.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    Handling delicate instruments requires deftness.

    使用精巧仪器需要熟练.

    ——《现代英汉综合大词典》

    What exquisite [ delicate ] ivory carvings these are!

    这几件 象牙 雕刻做得真细!

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    The president's room conveyed a delicate aroma of the mysterious East.

    总统的房间洋溢着神秘的东方风味.

    ——《现代英汉综合大词典》

    The girl's delicacy [ delicate health ] has always worried her parents.

    这女孩 纤弱 的体质一直使她的父母感到忧虑.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    The eye is one of the most delicate organs of the body.

    眼睛是人体最娇贵的器官之一。

    ——《牛津高阶英汉双解词典》

    It isn't their diplomatic style to commit themselves on such a delicate issue.

    对这样一个微妙的问题明确表态并非他们的外交风格。

    ——柯林斯例句

    Although the coral looks hard, it is very delicate.

    珊瑚虽然看上去坚固,实际上非常易碎。

    ——柯林斯例句

    The feet are highly specialised structures made up of 26 small delicate bones.

    脚的结构非常特殊,由26块细小的骨头组成。

    ——柯林斯例句

    The European members are afraid of upsetting the delicate balance of political interests.

    欧洲成员国害怕会打乱各政治利益集团间的微妙平衡。

    ——柯林斯例句

    Their marriage is a delicate balance between traditional and contemporary values.

    他们的婚姻在传统和现代价值观之间保持着微妙平衡。

    ——柯林斯例句

    Its large leaves often show a delicate purple tint.

    它的大叶子往往带点紫色。

    ——柯林斯例句

    Each motion must be delicate and precise, involving tiny movements.

    每一个动作都必须小心、准确,一点点地移动。

    ——柯林斯例句

    The furniture was stiff, uncomfortable, too delicate, and too neat.

    家具又硬又不舒服,太不结实而且太小巧。

    ——柯林斯例句

    He served it up on delicate white plates.

    他把它放在精美的白色碟子里端上了桌。

    ——柯林斯例句

    Which brings me to a delicate matter I should like to raise.

    这就把我带到了一个我想提及的敏感问题上。

    ——柯林斯例句

    This sensitive book tackles the delicate issue of adoption with care and simplicity.

    这本敏感的书谨慎、简洁地讨论了收养这一微妙问题。

    ——柯林斯例句

    Young haricot beans have a tender texture and a delicate, subtle flavour.

    嫩菜豆口感细腻,味道清香、淡雅。

    ——柯林斯例句

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  • 真题例句

    • 全部
    • 四级
    • 六级
    • 高考

    There's something about their delicate nature that appeals to me, says New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    Contemporary artists have followed this tradition to create eggs that speak to the anxieties of our age: Life is precious, and delicate.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    "There's something about their delicate nature that appeals to me," says New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast.

    2017年6月四级真题(第一套)阅读 Section C

    But today's report is the starkest warning yet of the potentially devastating impact of climate change and human exploitation on the Antarctic's delicate ecosystems.

    2019年12月六级真题(第三套)阅读 Section C

    Even though the nuts, which need to stay moist, can be somewhat delicate to transport, traders carried them hundreds of miles throughout the forests and grasslands.

    2017年12月六级真题(第一套)阅读 Section C

    While tasty, such seeds are delicate — they cannot bud and grow if they dry out as you may know if you've ever tried to grow a tree from an avocado pit.

    2018年6月六级真题(第一套)阅读 Section B

    Most of them are extremely delicate and can be damaged by a simple touch.

    2015年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

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  • 英英释义

    Adjective

    • 1. exquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing; susceptible to injury;

      "a delicate violin passage"

      "delicate china"

      "a delicate flavor"

      "the delicate wing of a butterfly"

    • 2. marked by great skill especially in meticulous technique;

      "a surgeon's delicate touch"

    • 3. easily broken or damaged or destroyed;

      "a kite too delicate to fly safely"

      "fragile porcelain plates"

      "fragile old bones"

      "a frail craft"

    • 4. easily hurt;

      "soft hands"

      "a baby's delicate skin"

    • 5. developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety;

      "the satire touches with finespun ridicule every kind of human pretense"

    • 6. difficult to handle; requiring great tact;

      "delicate negotiations with the big powers"

      "hesitates to be explicit on so ticklish a matter"

    • 7. of an instrument or device; capable of registering minute differences or changes precisely;

      "almost undetectable with even the most delicate instruments"

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  • 词根词缀

    词根: lic

    =allure,表示"高兴,美味,引诱"

    • adj.

      delicate 纤弱的;精致的;微妙的;灵敏的

      de加强+lic高兴,美味,引诱+ate……的→令人高兴的,优美的

      delicious 美味的;美妙的;使人愉快的

      de加强+lic美味+ious……的→adj.美味的;美妙的;使人愉快的

    • n.

      delicacy 精致,细微,微妙,精良;美味,佳肴

      de加强+lic高兴,美味,引诱+acy表名词→n.精致,细微,微妙,精良;美味,佳肴

    • v.

      elicit 引出,探出

      e出+lic引诱+it→v.引出,探出

  • 词组搭配

    in a delicate condition

    (archaic)pregnant

    (古)身怀六甲

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  • 同义词辨析

    delicate, fine, subtle

    这3个形容词均含"微妙的,细微的"之意。

    • delicate: 侧重指需要谨慎处理和对待。
    • fine: 隐含"不易察觉的"意味。
    • subtle: 侧重有洞察、领悟事物细微差别以及微妙关系的能力。
  • 同义词

    adj.柔和的;精美的;脆弱的

    lightfragileexquisitesoftfraildaintyfinetendersensitivemild

    其他释义

    aestheticfineslightsoftgossameraristocraticprecariouslightfrailstickyailingsubtleetherealmildbreakableflimsypunydeliciousfragilesensitivefemininetenderaerialdaintypetticoat

  • 反义词

    adj.脆的;雅致的;灵敏的

    crudegrossindelicatecoarserude

    其他释义

    coarserobustcrudeindelicategrossrude

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