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Dainty synonyms

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Easily broken or damaged:
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  1. Easily broken or damaged:
  2. Pleasing to the senses, especially in a subtle way:
  3. Fine or soft in touch or skill:
Easily broken, damaged, or destroyed.
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  1. Easily broken, damaged, or destroyed.
  2. Lacking substance; tenuous or flimsy:
  3. Physically weak; frail; delicate
Small in size or scope; tiny:
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  1. Small in size or scope; tiny:
  2. Short and slender. Used of a girl or woman.
Easily led astray; morally weak.
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  1. Easily led astray; morally weak.
  2. Slender and delicate; not robust; weak
  3. Easily broken, shattered, damaged, or destroyed; fragile; delicate
Relatively small in extent from one surface to the opposite, usually in the smallest solid dimension:
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  1. Relatively small in extent from one surface to the opposite, usually in the smallest solid dimension:
  2. Lacking radiance or intensity:
  3. Light or sheer, as certain fabrics
Electromagnetic energy of a wavelength just outside the range the human eye can detect, such as infrared light and ultraviolet light.
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  1. Electromagnetic energy of a wavelength just outside the range the human eye can detect, such as infrared light and ultraviolet light.
  2. Easy to bear or endure:
  3. Requiring relatively little equipment and using relatively simple processes to produce consumer goods:
Pleasing or attractive in a dainty, delicate, or graceful way rather than through striking beauty, elegance, grandeur, or stateliness
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  1. Pleasing or attractive in a dainty, delicate, or graceful way rather than through striking beauty, elegance, grandeur, or stateliness
  2. Very bad; terrible:
  3. Ostensibly or superficially attractive but lacking substance or conviction:
Having qualities that delight or appeal to the senses and often the mind.
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  1. Having qualities that delight or appeal to the senses and often the mind.
  2. Excellent; wonderful:
Morally or spiritually attractive; gracious
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  1. Morally or spiritually attractive; gracious
  2. Beautiful; charming; very pleasing in form, looks, tone, or manner.
  3. Beautiful; exquisite
(Of a person) Pleasing or attractive to the eye.
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  1. (Of a person) Pleasing or attractive to the eye.
  2. Pleasing and wholesome in appearance; attractive.
  3. Pleasant to look at; attractive; fair
(Literature, Drama) Skillfully constructed or contrived
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  1. (Literature, Drama) Skillfully constructed or contrived
  2. Properly constructed or manufactured.
  3. Well-proportioned; strongly built; skillfully and soundly put together
Interesting because of the likelihood of being advantageous or profitable:
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  1. Interesting because of the likelihood of being advantageous or profitable:
  2. That attracts or has the power to attract; esp., pleasing, charming, pretty, handsome, etc.
  3. Pleasing to the senses or mind, as by being beautiful:
Having or showing grace in movement, shape, or proportion.
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  1. Having or showing grace in movement, shape, or proportion.
  2. Having grace, or beauty of form, composition, movement, or expression; elegant
Used as an intensive:
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  1. Used as an intensive:
  2. Able to make or detect effects of great subtlety or precision; sensitive:
  3. Excellent in character or ability:
Clean and in good order; trim; tidy
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  1. Clean and in good order; trim; tidy
  2. Marked by ingenuity and skill; adroit:
  3. (Slang) Nice, pleasing, fine, etc.
Selected with care; well-chosen:
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  1. Selected with care; well-chosen:
  2. Of the US Government grade of meat higher than good and lower than prime.
  3. Of very fine quality:
Marked by concision, incisiveness, and ingenuity; cleverly apt and simple
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  1. Marked by concision, incisiveness, and ingenuity; cleverly apt and simple
  2. (Informal) Excellent; fine; first-rate
  3. Characterized by dignified richness and grace, as of design, dress, style, etc.; luxurious or opulent in a restrained, tasteful manner
Carefully done or elaborately made
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  1. Carefully done or elaborately made
  2. Very beautiful or lovely, esp. in a delicate or carefully wrought way
  3. Excellent or outstanding, especially by exhibiting or appealing to refined taste:
Orderly; neat; tidy
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  1. Orderly; neat; tidy
  2. Having lines, edges, or forms of neat and pleasing simplicity.
  3. In good physical condition; fit; slim:
Giving pleasure; pleasant; agreeable; gratifying
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  1. Giving pleasure; pleasant; agreeable; gratifying
Pleasing in flavor; tasty.
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  1. Pleasing in flavor; tasty.
  2. Having, showing, or being in keeping with good taste.
Very fastidious, overrefined, or affected, as in behavior, language, etc.
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  1. Very fastidious, overrefined, or affected, as in behavior, language, etc.
  2. Dear; beloved:
  3. Of great price or value; costly
(Now Rare) tasteful
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  1. (Now Rare) tasteful
  2. Having a pleasing flavor; savory.
  3. That tastes good; flavorful; savory
Very pleasant; delightful:
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  1. Very pleasant; delightful:
  2. Very pleasing to the senses, esp. to taste or smell
  3. Highly pleasing or agreeable to the senses, especially of taste or smell.
Savory; delicious
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  1. Savory; delicious
  2. Appealing to or stimulating the appetite.
  3. That appeals to, or stimulates the appetite.
Infrequently occurring; uncommon:
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  1. Infrequently occurring; uncommon:
  2. Unusually good; excellent
  3. Not frequently encountered; scarce; unusual
Informal and entertaining without confronting difficult issues or hard facts:
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  1. Informal and entertaining without confronting difficult issues or hard facts:
  2. Smooth or fine to the touch; not rough, harsh, or coarse
  3. Smooth or fine to the touch:
Of soft quality or delicate tone; subdued
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  1. Of soft quality or delicate tone; subdued
  2. Gentle, mild, or light; not rough or heavy
  3. Soft or delicate and easily chewed, broken, cut, etc.; fragile, succulent, etc.
Showing little activity:
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  1. Showing little activity:
  2. Without force or effectiveness
  3. Having little intensity or strength; faint:
Light as air; delicate; graceful
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  1. Light as air; delicate; graceful
  2. Light or delicate:
  3. (Painting) Having the light and aerial tints true to nature.
Sufficiently thin or airy as to be translucent:
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  1. Sufficiently thin or airy as to be translucent:
  2. So fine or gauzy in texture as to be transparent or translucent
  3. Of such fine composition as to be easily damaged or broken; delicate:
Of lace
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  1. Of lace
  2. Of, relating to, or resembling lace.
  3. Like lace; having a delicate open pattern
Showing or requiring great precision or sensitive discernment; subtle:
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  1. Showing or requiring great precision or sensitive discernment; subtle:
  2. Having a pleasant or attractive appearance:
  3. Attractive; pretty
(Informal) Charming or amusing:
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  1. (Informal) Charming or amusing:
  2. (Informal) Cute; attractive
  3. Regarded with special favor; favorite:
(Informal) Clever; crafty
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  1. (Informal) Clever; crafty
  2. Attractive or pretty in a youthful or dainty way:
  3. Sexually attractive; good-looking:
Pleasing to the senses; agreeable:
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  1. Pleasing to the senses; agreeable:
  2. Retaining some natural sugar; not dry:
  3. Having a generally agreeable taste, smell, sound, appearance, etc.; pleasant
Free from crudeness or coarseness; cultivated; elegant
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  1. Free from crudeness or coarseness; cultivated; elegant
  2. Characterized by great subtlety, precision, etc.
  3. Made free from other matter, or from impurities; purified
Done with delicacy and skill:
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  1. Done with delicacy and skill:
  2. Having a pleasant or attractive appearance:
  3. Exhibiting courtesy and politeness:
Refined in a dainty or oversensitive way
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  1. Refined in a dainty or oversensitive way
  2. Difficult to please; exacting:
  3. Not easy to please; overly exacting or discriminating
Of the US Government grade of meat higher than good and lower than prime.
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  1. Of the US Government grade of meat higher than good and lower than prime.
  2. Selected with care; well-chosen:
  3. Of very fine quality:
Pleasing to the senses, especially in a subtle way:
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  1. Pleasing to the senses, especially in a subtle way:
  2. Exquisitely fine or dainty:
  3. Fine or soft in touch or skill:
Marked by concision, incisiveness, and ingenuity; cleverly apt and simple
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  1. Marked by concision, incisiveness, and ingenuity; cleverly apt and simple
  2. Characterized by dignified richness and grace, as of design, dress, style, etc.; luxurious or opulent in a restrained, tasteful manner
  3. (Informal) Excellent; fine; first-rate
Carefully done or elaborately made
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  1. Carefully done or elaborately made
  2. Excellent or outstanding, especially by exhibiting or appealing to refined taste:
  3. Very beautiful or lovely, esp. in a delicate or carefully wrought way
Consisting of very small particles; not coarse:
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  1. Consisting of very small particles; not coarse:
  2. Used as an intensive:
  3. Excellent in character or ability:
Very careful in choosing; highly selective.
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  1. Very careful in choosing; highly selective.
  2. Taking care when choosing that what is chosen best suits one's tastes, desires or requirements
Requiring precise accuracy
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  1. Requiring precise accuracy
  2. Making severe or excessive demands; not easily satisfied; strict
  3. Demanding great care, patience, effort, etc.; arduous
Refined in a dainty or oversensitive way
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  1. Refined in a dainty or oversensitive way
  2. Not easy to please; overly exacting or discriminating
  3. Difficult to please; exacting:
Insisting capriciously on getting just what one wants; difficult to please; fastidious:
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  1. Insisting capriciously on getting just what one wants; difficult to please; fastidious:
  2. (Informal) Fastidious and fussy; difficult to please; exacting, especially about details.
  3. Too particular or exacting; overly dainty or fastidious; fussy
Full of unnecessary details
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  1. Full of unnecessary details
  2. Easily upset; given to bouts of ill temper:
  3. Paying great or excessive attention to personal tastes and appearance; fastidious:
(Archaic) Excessively careful and precise.
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  1. (Archaic) Excessively careful and precise.
  2. Showing or acting with extreme care and concern for details.
  3. Extremely or excessively careful about details; scrupulous or finicky
Having a pleasant or attractive appearance:
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  1. Having a pleasant or attractive appearance:
  2. Showing or requiring great precision or sensitive discernment; subtle:
  3. Exhibiting courtesy and politeness:
Out of the ordinary; unusual; noteworthy; special
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  1. Out of the ordinary; unusual; noteworthy; special
  2. Of, belonging to, or associated with a specific person, group, thing, or category; not general or universal:
  3. Of, relating to, or providing details; precise:
Obsessive about mundane details, demanding for precision.
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  1. Obsessive about mundane details, demanding for precision.
  2. Requiring strict attention to detail; demanding:
  3. Too particular or precise; fastidious; fussy
Having a digestive system that is easily upset; easily nauseated; queasy
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  1. Having a digestive system that is easily upset; easily nauseated; queasy
  2. Easily shocked or offended; prudish
  3. Easily bothered or upset; tending to be nauseous or nervous
Excessively meticulous; fussy.
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  1. Excessively meticulous; fussy.
  2. (Informal) Overly fastidious or exacting; fussy
  3. Fussy; particular; demanding to have things just right.
Sensitivity to the feelings of others; tact:
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  1. Sensitivity to the feelings of others; tact:
  2. Something pleasing and appealing, especially a choice food.
  3. A sensitive or, sometimes, finicky distaste for what is considered improper or offensive
A tasty delicacy; a tidbit.
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  1. A tasty delicacy; a tidbit.
  2. One that is delightful and extremely pleasing.
  3. A small piece of food.
(Computing, informal) A quarter of a byte (Half of a nibble).
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  1. (Computing, informal) A quarter of a byte (Half of a nibble).
  2. A tasty morsel (of food, gossip etc.)
  3. A pleasing or choice bit of food, news, gossip, etc.
Something, such as one's food or entertainment, that is paid for by someone else.
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  1. Something, such as one's food or entertainment, that is paid for by someone else.
  2. A source of a special delight or pleasure:
  3. Someone's turn to treat
(Archaic) A woman, esp. an old woman or housewife, of lowly social status
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  1. (Archaic) A woman, esp. an old woman or housewife, of lowly social status
  2. Any gift, perk, etc., esp. a small one
  3. Something considered very good to eat, as a piece of candy
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