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What is another word for mincing?

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Adjective
Exhibiting behavior or mannerisms considered unmasculine
“The movie features a mincing, lisping villain so over-the-top that you're no longer sure if you're supposed to be laughing at the outrageousness of the stereotype or simply at the stereotype.”
Adjective
Prone to speaking evasively, indirectly, or duplicitously
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Easily offended or shocked, especially by sexual matters
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Like (that of) a girl
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Unnatural or contrived in nature or behavior
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Feeling sick with an urge to vomit
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Fastidious, especially concerning food
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Present participle for to chop or cut into very small pieces
“Finely chop the onion, mince the garlic, and put these in a large bowl with the lemon juice and oil.”
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Present participle for to hold back or play down the severity of what one is communicating
“The doctors didn't mince their words and predicted the worst.”
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Present participle for to walk in an affected way
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“Then they mince towards the soldiers with open arms.”
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Present participle for to act or talk with affected nicety
“I love going to bars like these and seeing performers mince around on stage.”
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Present participle for to crush or reduce to fine particles
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Present participle for to keep under control, especially something that is increasing in intensity or extremity
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Present participle for to lift and set down one's foot or one foot after the other
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