Delicate and Strong


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Delicate adjective – Satisfying or pleasing because of fineness or mildness.
Usage example: a heavy sauce would spoil the delicate flavor of this fish

Strong is an antonym for delicate in topics: sickly, subtle, dainty, difficult, careful.
Nearby Words: delicacy, delicately
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Strong adjective – Having muscles capable of exerting great physical force.
Usage example: I need some strong people to help me move furniture

Delicate is an antonym for strong in topics: determined, healthy, distinct, extreme, forceful on the senses.
Nearby Word: strongly
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Things that words describes

character delicate character strong character
woman delicate woman strong woman
style delicate style strong style
theme delicate theme strong theme
Other nouns: feelings, women.

Both words in one sentence

  • It does not take an easy way out, it does not turn Sarah into a weepy moron stricken down by wuv, and yet the emotions here are strong and delicate.
  • Pink Means Feminine The strong association of pink and a girly sort of womanhood makes this a delicate trope to navigate.
  • Does Not Know His Own Strength The toughest objects are brittle in your super-strong hands and you have to be extra delicate with how you hold or lift things.
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