- Word Parts
|part of speech:
||very beautiful; made in a lovely or delicate way.
The duchess wore an exquisite diamond necklace.
- delicate, fine, jewellike, lovely
- similar words:
- beautiful, charming, classic, dainty, elegant, gorgeous, graceful, perfect, precious, superb
||aesthetic, delicate, nice, superlative
||exquisitely (adv.), exquisiteness (n.)
The word exquisite
contains the following part:
that means in a state or condition (produced by the action denoted by the verb base)
More about this word part:
The suffix -ite1 attaches to Latin roots, as most English adjectives ending in -ite1 are loanwords from Latin, specifically from past participles of verbs formed with the suffix -itus.