Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Daintily.

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Examples

  • The daintly little cupcake of a girl at the ice cream stand spends her days training powerful, nervous thoroughbreds.

    St. Stephen, Martyr in Middleburg

  • The daintly little cupcake of a girl at the ice cream stand spends her days training powerful, nervous thoroughbreds.

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  • Demure and daintly, a Danish delight; blinded I was, all through the night.

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  • His spaceling brought him daintly into the air bubble of their little haven, and Ron Donderevo sprang free.

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  • As to his mother, knowing her peculiar tastes, he gave her a glass of brandy and water, upon plea of illness, which she took with evident pleasure; but fearing to attract the attention of the smart people around her, sipped so daintly, that it was not half finished when the signal to return to the carriages sounded, and Howel hurried her off.

    Gladys, the Reaper

  • Anne married John Warren, who was the youngest child, daintly bred by his parents.

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  • The Arab shepherds in abbas of dark magenta, the black Greek priests, the green of a pilgrim's turban, the veiled women smoking narghiles and daintly sipping sherbet, pink and yellow and white.

    The Wind Bloweth

  • Solomon in his very Sunday best was not a patch to one of these daintly dressed figures ....

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  • The little ones, daintly attired, danced, marched, and played games to their hearts 'content.

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  • The little ones, daintly attired, danced, marched, and played games to their hearts 'content.

    The Woman's Era, Vol. 1, No. 2

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