delicate vs rough: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: delicate or rough

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delicateadjective

difficult to handle; requiring great tact

delicateadjective

easily broken or damaged or destroyed

delicateadjective

easily hurt

delicateadjective

developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety

delicateadjective

exquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing; susceptible to injury

delicateadjective

marked by great skill especially in meticulous technique

delicateadjective

of an instrument or device; capable of registering minute differences or changes precisely

roughadjective

unpleasantly stern

roughadjective

violently agitated and turbulent

roughadjective

ready and able to resort to force or violence

roughadjective

not shaped by cutting or trimming

roughverb

with roughness or violence (`rough' is an informal variant for `roughly')

roughadjective

not carefully or expertly made

roughadjective

unkind or cruel or uncivil

roughadjective

unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound

roughadjective

full of hardship or trials

roughverb

with rough motion as over a rough surface

roughadjective

having or caused by an irregular surface

roughverb

prepare in preliminary or sketchy form

roughadjective

not quite exact or correct

roughadjective

causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements

roughadjective

not perfected

roughadjective

(of persons or behavior) lacking refinement or finesse

roughadjective

of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped

roughnoun

the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short

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