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Synonyms for twee

Synonyms for twee

affectedly dainty or refined

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Aktuele temas soos moord en misdaad ("Een in 'n miljoen" [37-45]--Luka Dreyer; "Die koekietannie" [123-8]--Heloise van der Walt), huishoudelike geweld ("Utopia" [129-41]--Christina van Deventer), die seksuele misbruik van kinders ("Een, twee, drie, blok myself" [98-103]--Ilisna Nel), posttraumatiese stres ("Ontspoor" [117-22]--Tanya van Buuren) en geestestoornisse ("Lettie se verlies" [150-5]--Elani Venter) word ondersoek.
It would be so very easy for Aine Minogue's particular brand of traditional Irish music to go awry, to become overly twee and sappy, but there's something about the Irish singer-harpist that keeps that from happening.
"The twee American abomination that is the cupcake has usurped the British bun and turned a section of our society (mostly women, I'm sad to say) into squealing confectionery idiots" - Comedienne Jenny Eclair.
What could easily skew twee or self-indulgent is elevated by a sense of irony and the absurd, which makes for a riveting listen.
It's caught national media attention - The Washington Post dubbed it "the world's most twee Obamacare marketplace" - "twee" meaning affectedly cute.
Die wit hings van die Namib: Twee verhale uit die Suidwes
Hy voltooi sy skoolloopbaan op Swartruggens, en doen daarna vir twee jaar diensplig in die Suid-Afrikaanse Lugmag.
the Love Bites Although there are a lot of attributes you could describe as twee (flute solos, a ukulele named Fiona) there is enough going on for them to transcend any label or accusation of being kitsch.
However, following criticism that the formulated words were 'absolutely appalling' and 'twee', the promotion has been scaled back.
Bill Henderson, Emeritusprofessor in die Departement Griekse en Latynse Studies aan die Universiteit van Johannesburg, het hom reeds as doyen van die oudGriekse liriese digkuns in Suid-Afrika gevestig met talryke artikels en twee vorige boeke: Op Griekse lier (2004, oor die liriek), en Vir Griekse fluite (2009, oor die elegie).
De twee DVD's Nieuw-Guinea 1949-1962 bevatten vier documentaires, afkomstig uit de collectie van het Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid in Hilversum.
The rhyming text and the artwork--acrylic pencil and pen on watercolour paper--give dramatic intensity to a kind of modern folktale about an apparent eccentric, Miss Annabel Spoon, who simply petrifies 'every poor soul in Twee ...
Twee Talking about Evans, 45 - one of his biggest broadcasting rivals - Ross said: "He's someone I don't like.
A racing cert Twisted Twee has launched a new range of T-shirts for Father's Day.