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Synonyms for dainty

Synonyms for dainty

appealing to refined taste

something fine and delicious, especially a food

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affectedly dainty or refined

delicately beautiful

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especially pleasing to the taste

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excessively fastidious and easily disgusted

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The artists range from James Sowerby, whose illustrations helped to propagate botanical knowledge in late 18th-century Britain, to modern British artists such as John Nash, Anthony Gross and Cedric Morris--the latter represented by a painting of a bulky cabbage, somewhat belying those daintier images of the irises that Morris lovingly bred at Benton End in Suffolk.
(Indeed, many don't even allow for the wearing of a bra.) Jaunty midi skirts chop the leg at its thickest point; stubby, high-fashion hooves cut horizontally across the foot and provide none of the lengthening illusion of a daintier pump.
Charles Whitehead in Campfires of the Everglades (written in 1891) describes it perfectly:"--and flank it with nothing discordant and gross, but with some game bird, and nothing better than an English snipe, and then thank the Lord who giveth us our meat in due season, for never since man had dominion over the fowls of the air has there been cooked a daintier dish." The methods Whitehead used was to impale the plucked and cleaned snipe on slim palmetto frond stems and allow them to bob over the fire and to suspend others from overhanging limbs with twine twisted tightly so the birds rotated and spun just above the reach of the flames.
The A2 may be as handy as the Bowers speaker, with equivalent cachet and daintier, but while the Bangs & Olufsen speakers seduce you with feminine beauty, the T7, with its honeycomb mesh and dark good looks carries itself better in a more virile panache (think Pierce Brosnan playing Remington Steele or James Bond).
I like antelope shanks, but they're daintier and are best for fancier meals, where there will be other courses.
Violas are much daintier than brash, bolder pansies, which have large rounded blooms, often with a 'face' or central black blotch.
New York City-based designer Elaine Griffin sees ''a new feminization in design -- daintier details, urban materials interpreted in elegant, classical shapes.
Jimmy Choo creative director, Sandra Choi, agreed, saying that single soles have a daintier feel and enhance female curves in the legs and calf area.
It is complemented by a daintier female version, the Polo Fortyfive Lady.
We'll change the furniture outside to be a little daintier and also have a seating area just for drinks".
Steve Conway, Research VP, HPC at IDC, shares his thoughts on "What's in Store for the Coming Generation?" and how exascale systems will need to handle both ravenous and daintier appetites.
California poppies are lower-growing and daintier than poppies and hover above feathery foliage,.