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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ex·qui·site /ɛkˈskwɪzət, ˈɛk(ˌ)/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ex·qui·site /ɪkˈskwɪzət, ɛk-/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·qui·site, n. One who manifests an exquisite attention to external appearance; one who is overnice in dress or ornament; a fop; a dandy.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·qui·site a.
 1. Carefully selected or sought out; hence, of distinguishing and surpassing quality; exceedingly nice; delightfully excellent; giving rare satisfaction; as, exquisite workmanship.
 Plate of rare device, and jewels
 Of reach and exquisite form.   --Shak.
    I have no exquisite reason for 't, but I have reason good enough.   --Shak.
 2. Exceeding; extreme; keen; -- used in a bad or a good sense; as, exquisite pain or pleasure.
 3. Of delicate perception or close and accurate discrimination; not easy to satisfy; exact; nice; fastidious; as, exquisite judgment, taste, or discernment.
    His books of Oriental languages, wherein he was exquisite.   --Fuller.
 Syn: -- Nice; delicate; exact; refined; choice; rare; matchless; consummate; perfect.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: intense or sharp; "suffered exquisite pain"; "felt exquisite
             pleasure" [syn: keen]
      2: lavishly elegant and refined [syn: recherche]
      3: of delicate composition and artistry; "a dainty teacup"; "an
         exquisite cameo" [syn: dainty]
      4: of extreme beauty; "her exquisite face"