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Adjective
Extremely beautiful and delicate
“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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“Apparently, some dainty fans' feelings were so very hurt.”
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Delicious and pleasing to taste
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“On the other hand, it is the dainty and refined accompaniment to cucumber sandwiches.”
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Having a physically small size or stature
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Unusually good or remarkable
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Being in a clean and tidy state
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Aesthetically pleasing to view or look at
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Lacking bodily or structural strength
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The best of its kind or class
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Elegant and cultured in appearance, manner, or taste
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Unsubstantial in weight
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Very fine in quality or luxurious
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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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Exhibiting behavior or mannerisms considered unmasculine
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Flexible and able to bend easily
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A small choice cake or sweet
“I would have liked to have seen the survey happen every five years or so, but there was really too much on my plate to add another little dainty.”
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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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