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Synonyms for quaint

Synonyms for quaint

agreeably curious, especially in an old-fashioned or unusual way

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Synonyms for quaint

strange in an interesting or pleasing way

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very strange or unusual

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attractively old-fashioned (but not necessarily authentic)

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The five-year-old returned to form in cheekpieces at Tipperary on the same night that Quaintly won, signalling he is ready to win.
He stated that Ayn "Rand [in the novel Atlas Shrugged] takes a quaintly naive view of the alleged saintliness of successful capitalists.
The Church Mouse" is a quaintly charming illustrated tale about an English church mouse named Arthur who decides, after conferring with his pastor, to invite many mice friends to live with him in his church.
It gets a further boost from 17-yearold Will Poulter who gives a madcap and quaintly English performance as the Pevensies' cousin, Eustace Scrubb.
Owner Betty Strachan opened the original store almost 30 years ago in Ridgeland and then moved to its present location, quaintly situated in an old train depot (circa 1889) in Raymond, in 1993.
It's a big ask because Launceston are currently third in the table and they gave Nuns short shrift in November when they ploughed their way through the mud at the quaintly named Poison Bridge to rack up a 30-3 scoreline.
Sticking to his quaintly old-fashioned swearing regime, Ramsay blurted out his first juvenile expletive before the opening credits.
What began quaintly enough one autumn day in 1965 in a spartan Quonset hut classroom at the Iowa Writers Workshop endured for more than forty years surviving the suicide death of her husband and the failure of Vonneguts two marriages.
The quaintly named Mollie Gene Beachboard, later Molly Bee, had a big hit with the song.
Yet there's no overt hatred expressed by any individual, and the efforts of both sides to blend just a little, or as much as they can, is quaintly sweet and sociologically fascinating.
Several major papers, including The Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, and The Wall Street Journal, have devoted articles to the phenomenon--though no one seems sure whether to treat it as a literary genre or a quaintly amusing hobby.
But the very phrase biblical theology would only be a quaintly familiar harbor for a hermeneutical event, where, in his language, something unknown is stirring.
THE last time Opeth played the Academy they were, as Mikael Akerfeldt quaintly put it "in the little room upstairs.
What might in retrospect seem a quaintly theatrical attempt to assume the mantle of the "militant" or "radical" was, in fact, an action grounded in real political conflict and linked to substantial personal risk.
18 elections than Chancellor Gerhard Schroder's socialists, forcing the two main parties to settle for what is quaintly known as a ''grand coalition.