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Synonyms for dainty

Synonyms for dainty

appealing to refined taste

something fine and delicious, especially a food

Synonyms for dainty

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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But right cunning was the shooting, for the men had spent a certain time in daily practice, and many were the shafts which sped daintily through the circle.
In the center of each plant grew a daintily dressed Mangaboo, for the clothing of all these creatures grew upon them and was attached to their bodies.
She had removed the handkerchief, and had put on a little cap with pink ribbons, and a maroon dressing-jacket, daintily fulled at the neck and sleeves.
She hurried forward through the crowd as if intent upon reaching a distant home, bending forward in her handsome cloak, daintily lifting her skirts and picking for her well-shod feet the dryer spots upon the pavements.
asked Phebe, looking up at her guest and wondering how life could be dull to a girl who wore a silk frock, a daintily frilled apron, a pretty locket, and had her hair tied up with a velvet snood.
There was brother Bartholomew with a crucifix of rare carved ivory, and brother Luke With a white-backed psalter adorned with golden bees, and brother Francis with the "Slaying of the Innocents" most daintily set forth upon vellum.
Instead, Julia and Marjorie relatively daintily did some tasting, and learned how to cook some Korean dishes themselves.
For the leaders of the devolved governments in Scotland and Wales there was fury that the deal skated daintily around the need to increase spending in those nations through the Barnett Formula.
The other day, she was daintily biting into a bit of fruit on a fork and smashed her two front teeth.
Luxuriate, then, in its floral, pear and red apple fruit with clove and aniseed undercurrents and daintily delicate consistency.
Before NH, WJC was given up for dead as a prez candidate, thanks to what were (and are) so daintily referred to as "bimbo eruptions.
Daintily polishing the silverware before selling off the last of her belongings to pay his debts, she and her children Martha and George now have the shame of leaving their home with nowhere to go.
Daintily polishing the silverware before selling off the last of her belongings to pay his debts, she and her children Martha and George now have the PICK OF THE DAY JERICHO (ITV, 9pm) shame of leaving their home with nowhere to go.
Daintily polishing the silverware before selling off the last of her belongings to pay his debts, Annie and her children, Martha and George - played by Amy James-Kelly and Sam Bottomley - face the shame of leaving their home with nowhere to go.
With Mary daintily tasting a fruit pavlova and Paul assembling a Chelsea bun Christmas tree, the pair wallow in their mutual appreciation society.