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.
The former is an exquisitely calibrated product of American liberalism, ever attentive to such notions as “inclusiveness.”
The bride, Kamala, was exquisitely beautiful, but possessed none of the refinement prized by her in-laws.
The style of husbandry is exquisitely neat, and in general performed by manual labour.
All was now exquisitely restful, instinct with unlimited hope.
These exquisitely affecting stanzas,” says Scott, “contain the essence of a thousand love-tales.
The form of her face was exquisitely lovely, her complexion radiant.
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.