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Adjective
Very beautiful or elegant in a delicate way
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“I was mesmerized by the way the men sat around the little tea table, sipping the dark tea out of dainty little cups.”
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Very delicate or fine in texture or structure
“Cotton grown in that district had a natural yellow color and was made into dainty fabric.”
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Small or slight in size or stature
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“She stands just five feet tall, but her dainty exterior belies the inner determination that has erupted through the surface of her ill-health.”
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Fastidious, especially concerning food
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“The miners of Nevada are especially dainty about their meals, and in that State, wherever there is a camp of any size, a French restaurant is inevitable.”
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Delicious and pleasing to taste
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“Next, you get a dainty meal that even an epicure might enjoy.”
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Unusually good or remarkable
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Being in a clean and tidy state
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Lacking bodily or structural strength
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The best of its kind or class
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Very fine in quality or luxurious
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Pleasant and satisfactory
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Using, exercising or showing caution
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An environment that encourages rapid growth or development, especially in a stifling or intense way
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In a gentle or delicate manner
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(of an object) Small in size, amount, or degree
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Exhibiting behavior or mannerisms considered unmasculine
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Flexible and able to bend easily
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A delicacy that is good to eat, such as small cake or sweet
“It was extravagantly decorated, and a side table was filled with small treats and dainties.”
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A snack or something light to eat
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A sweet, especially a small chocolate-covered candy
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Baked product made with flour
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