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Exʹquisite (3 syl.)

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One sought out; a coxcomb, a dandy, one who thinks himself superlatively well dressed, and of most unexceptionable deportment.

“Exquisites are out of place in the pulpit; they should be set up in a tailor’s window.”—Spurgeon: Lectures to my Students. (Lecture viii.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Expectation Week
Experimental Philosophy
Experimentum Crucis (Latin)
Experto Crede
Explosion
Exponent
Exposé (French)
Express Train
Expressed Oils
Expression
Exquisite
Extensive
Exter
Extinct Species [since the time of man]
Extravagantēs Constitutionēs
Extreme Unction
Extremes Meet
Extricate
Exult (Latin)
Eye
Eye-service