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dainty

adjective uk   /ˈdeɪn.ti/ us    /-t̬i/
small, delicate, and often moving in a careful way: She was a small, dainty child, unlike her sister who was large and had big feet. We were given tea, and some dainty little cakes.AttractiveSexual attractionSmart and elegant
daintiness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Beauty and attractiveness
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