Exquisite vs Transcendent - What's the difference?

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Exquisite is a related term of transcendent.


As adjectives the difference between exquisite and transcendent

is that exquisite is especially fine or pleasing; exceptional while transcendent is surpassing usual limits.

As nouns the difference between exquisite and transcendent

is that exquisite is (rare) fop, dandy while transcendent is that which surpasses or is supereminent; something excellent.

exquisite

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Especially fine or pleasing; exceptional.
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  • *:Selwyn, sitting up rumpled and cross-legged on the floor, after having boloed Drina to everybody's exquisite satisfaction, looked around at the sudden rustle of skirts to catch a glimpse of a vanishing figure—a glimmer of ruddy hair and the white curve of a youthful face, half-buried in a muff.
  • (lb) Carefully adjusted; precise; accurate; exact.
  • ; far-fetched; abstruse.
  • Of special beauty or rare excellence.
  • Exceeding; extreme; keen, in a bad or a good sense.
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  • Of delicate perception or close and accurate discrimination; not easy to satisfy; exact; fastidious.
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  • *(Thomas Fuller) (1606-1661)
  • *:his books of Oriental languages, wherein he was exquisite
  • Synonyms

    * beautiful, delicate, discriminating

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (rare) Fop, dandy.
  • * 1925 , , Random House, London:2007, p. 42.
  • So striking was his appearance that two exquisites , emerging from the Savoy Hotel and pausing on the pavement to wait for a vacant taxi, eyed him with pained disapproval as he approached, and then, starting, stared in amazement.
  • *:: 'Good Lord!' said the first exquisite .
  • transcendent

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • surpassing usual limits
  • beyond the range of usual perception
  • free from constraints of the material world
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • That which surpasses or is supereminent; something excellent.
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