Word of the Week Wednesday: exquisite

This Wednesday’s Word of the Week is: exquisite.

Exquisite means especially charming or beautiful or of rare excellence.

The word is a little precious, but I like it because it gives a little extra.

Rather than simply calling something beautiful, you can call it exquisite.  I find its rarity adds a bit extra to the sentiment.

It comes from Latin meaning sought out.


About Dan Kingsepp, ACS, ALS
I'm starting this blog to share my thought on the use of the English language and my experiences as a Toastmaster.

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