exquisite

exquisite(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (of great beauty)
a. exquisito
The tapestry on the living room wall is truly exquisite.El tapiz que está en la pared de la sala es verdaderamente exquisito.
b. bellísimo
My dear, you look absolutely exquisite!Mi vida, ¡estás bellísima!
2. (of high quality)
a. exquisito
He was quite the dandy, well-known for his exquisite taste in clothing.Era todo un dandi, famoso por su gusto exquisito en la vestimenta.
3. (strong)
a. muy intenso (pain)
I could no longer stand the exquisite pain in my jaw, so I went to the dentist.Ya no soportaba el dolor muy intenso de la mandíbula, así que fui al dentista.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
(pleasure)
It was the most exquisite pleasure to sink into the waters of the bubbling hot springs.Fue el placer más infinito hundirme en las aguas termales burbujeantes.
You can't imagine the exquisite pleasure I experienced in his arms.Ni te imaginas el placer exquisito que experimenté en sus brazos.
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exquisite
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. exquisito(a)
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exquisite [eksˈkwɪzɪt]
adjective
1 [+craftsmanship, food, manners] exquisito; [+object, ornament] (beautiful) de una belleza exquisita; (tasteful) de un gusto exquisito
the room was filled with exquisite objects
a woman of exquisite beauty una mujer de una belleza exquisita; he has exquisite taste tiene un gusto exquisito; in exquisite detail con una atención exquisita a los detalles
2 (keen) [+pleasure, irony] exquisito; [+joy, pain] muy intenso
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