delicately

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Etymology[edit]

delicate +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

delicately (comparative more delicately, superlative most delicately)

  1. In a delicate manner; exquisitely.
    The gingerbread was delicately, if imprecisely, captured by the brushstrokes.
  2. Tactfully.
    He approached the main subject delicately.

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