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Synonyms for finely

in tiny pieces


in a delicate manner

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The green hath two pleasures: the one, because nothing is more pleasant to the eye than green grass kept finely shorn; the other, because it will give you a fair alley in the midst, by which you may go in front upon a stately hedge, which is to enclose the garden.
As for the other kind of fountain, which we may call a bathing pool, it may admit much curiosity and beauty; wherewith we will not trouble ourselves: as, that the bottom be finely paved, and with images; the sides likewise; and withal embellished with colored glass, and such things of lustre; encompassed also with fine rails of low statuas.
And those alleys must be likewise hedged at both ends, to keep out the wind; and these closer alleys must be ever finely gravelled, and no grass, because of going wet.
"Something that will vex her finely. First, we'll get up all the weeds in her garden.
Being more finely formed, better educated, and, though the youngest except Retty, more woman than either, she perceived that only the slightest ordinary care was necessary for holding her own in Angel Clare's heart against these her candid friends.
"They are lovely," said Dorothea, slipping the ring and bracelet on her finely turned finger and wrist, and holding them towards the window on a level with her eyes.
Her face was oval and beautiful in the extreme, her every feature was finely chiseled and exquisite, her eyes large and lustrous and her head surmounted by a mass of coal black, waving hair, caught loosely into a strange yet becoming coiffure.
The extreme beauty of the countenance, that shone forth in loveliness that mocked the vain attempts of dress to augment it, was peculiarly and purely Grecian; there were the large, dark, melting eyes, the finely formed nose, the coral lips, and pearly teeth, that belonged to her race and country.
Aramis easily aroused Athos, whose sleep was light, like that of all persons of a finely organized constitution.
There is likewise an undergrowth of aromatic shrubs, creepers, and clambering vines, that render the forests almost impenetrable; together with berries of various kinds, such as gooseberries, strawberries, raspberries, both red and yellow, very large and finely flavored whortleberries, cranberries, serviceberries, blackberries, currants, sloes, and wild and choke cherries.
1 lemongrass stalk, trimmed thick outer removed and finely chopped
METHOD To make the burgers Peel, half and finely chop the red onion.
Chicken salad Ingredients * 1/ 2 cup boiled chicken chunks * 1 cup lettuce, finely chopped
INGREDIENTS (Serves 2-4) 500g tuna steak, cut into 2.5cm pieces; 1tbsp coconut oil; 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped; 2 cardamom pods, seeds only, crushed; 2.5cm piece of fresh root ginger, peeled and finely chopped; 10 curry leaves, finely chopped; 1 green chilli, finely sliced; 1 onion, finely sliced; 1/2tsp ground fennel seeds; 1/2tsp ground cumin; 1/2tsp ground turmeric; 1/2tsp black pepper; 400ml tin coconut milk; 1 cinnamon stick; sea salt; coriander, to garnish METHOD 1.
Maldivian tuna curry INGREDIENTS SERVES 2-4 Sea salt 500g tuna steak, cut into 21/2cm pieces 1 tbsp coconut oil 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 cardamom pods, seeds only, crushed 21/2cm piece of fresh root ginger, peeled and finely chopped 10 curry leaves, finely chopped 1 green chilli, finely sliced 1 onion, finely sliced 1/2tsp ground fennel seeds 1/2tsp ground cumin 1/2tsp ground turmeric 1/2tsp black pepper 400ml tin coconut milk 1 cinnamon stick Coriander, to garnish DIRECTIONS Lightly salt the fish and set aside.