As a result, The Wolf of Wall Street is devilishly entertaining and exquisitely controlled, just as those classics were.
I had watched her shoot up into a slender but exquisitely formed woman from a frail, awkward child.
In that regard, she exquisitely represents her generation, which largely consists of unwise men and women.
Her exquisitely crafted and resonant new novel is much less autobiographical, she says.
My practice is exquisitely built on making myself happier or more stimulated or a more fulfilled person.
The style of husbandry is exquisitely neat, and in general performed by manual labour.
The workmanship of this lamp is exquisitely delicate in all its parts.
These exquisitely affecting stanzas,” says Scott, “contain the essence of a thousand love-tales.
It is also exquisitely sensitive to a weight of even the 1/70000 of a grain.
It was lonely, but exquisitely beautiful, and the mountain ridges closed about them on every hand.
early 15c., "carefully selected," from Latin exquisitus "carefully sought out," thus, "choice," from past participle of exquirere "search out thoroughly," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + quaerere "to seek" (see query (v.)).
Of any thing (good or bad, torture as well as art) brought to a highly wrought condition, sometimes shading into disapproval. A vogue word 15c.-18c., given wide extensions of meaning, none of which survives. The main modern sense of "of consummate and delightful excellence" is first attested 1579, in Lyly's "Euphues." Related: Exquisitely; exquisiteness. The noun meaning "a dandy, fop" is from 1819.
exquisite ex·qui·site (ěk'skwĭ-zĭt, ĭk-skwĭz'ĭt)
Extremely intense, keen, or sharp. Used of pain or tenderness.