English to Zulu Meaning :: delicate

Delicate :
obucayi
- obucayidelicately entekenteke
 

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Adjective(1) exquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing; susceptible to injury(2) marked by great skill especially in meticulous technique(3) easily broken or damaged or destroyed(4) easily hurt(5) developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety(6) difficult to handle; requiring great tact(7) of an instrument or device; capable of registering minute differences or changes precisely

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(1) The mind on which we rely is itself an extremely delicate instrument.(2) Wildlife lovers in Cheshire have drawn up plans to protect the county's animals and delicate plants from future environmental threats.(3) We worked in poor light, but were fascinated with the intricate pattern of the delicate growth.(4) This movie takes a very mature and sophisticated approach to a delicate subject, offering no explanation as to why bad things can happen to good people.(5) He preferred to finish the marble himself, and his delicate skill is apparent in two marble figures.(6) It takes a steady hand and delicate skill to push a wire safely into a human heart.(7) He was frightened to move unless he disturbed the stillness, unless he shattered its delicate fragility.(8) Our readers have suggested the best ways to handle a delicate issue such as outlandish dressing by students in colleges.(9) If you describe the show as a delicate cheese souffle - you like it?(10) People hurried through the walls, apparently careless of the delicate instruments everywhere.(11) Forget all that nonsense about looking like an orange and think of your skin as the finest, most delicate fabric that you've got to wear for the rest of your life.(12) Out of a crass-sounding approach has come a delicate and innovative solution.(13) Deftly extending the delicate instrument, the Duchess began scanning the landscape before her.(14) By the 14th century, there were a number of forces which upset this delicate balance.(15) It's often hard to find the ÔÇÿright timeÔÇÖ to approach someone about a delicate issue, as well as being difficult to say the words you need to say.(16) There are still layers of noise and sonic adventurousness, but now it is far more subtle in the mix, applied with a delicate brush rather than a trowel.
Related Words
(1) delicate matter ::
ndaba ebucayi
Synonyms
Adjective
1. fine ::
esihle
2. subtle ::
ezicashile
3. fragile ::
ethambile
4. sickly ::
bexhwalile
5. difficult ::
nzima
6. careful ::
Qaphela
7. discriminating ::
ehlukahlukene
8. sensitive ::
ebucayi
9. soft ::
ezithambile
10. frail ::
engaqinile
11. touchy ::
ebucayi
12. finespun ::
finespun
Antonyms
1. robust ::
eyizingqabavu
2. strong ::
oqinile
3. sturdy ::
eziqinile
Different Forms
delicate, delicately, delicateness
Word Example from TV Shows

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If his butt is so delicate
why doesn\'t he just use an angora rabbit?

If his butt is so DELICATE why doesn't he just use an angora rabbit?

The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 4


This is
a delicate situation.

This is a DELICATE situation.

Westworld Season 2, Episode 10


a delicate constitution,
Bernard.

a DELICATE constitution, Bernard.

Westworld Season 2, Episode 7


I wouldn’t dare haggle\\Nover something so delicate, inspector.\0

I wouldn’t dare haggle
over something so DELICATE, inspector.

Money Heist Season 1, Episode 9


which is incredibly
delicate work.

which is incredibly DELICATE work.

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 16


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