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How to use dainties in a sentence

On opening it they found it rich in dainties, among which were a pair of fowls and a large plum-cake.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
With a mental appetite uninjured by tit-bits and dainties, she digested the strong food, and asked eagerly for more.
THE SHEPHERD OF THE HILLSHAROLD BELL WRIGHT
These dishes, though much too highly seasoned for European palates, are considered great dainties by the Limeños.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
With extra dainties like figs, cake and a bottle of wine, we felt that the occasion was fitly celebrated.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
Dainties, never before known at his sparing board, were ordered to tempt her appetite, toy-shops ransacked to amuse her indolence.
NIGHT AND MORNING, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
She filled three large plates with these delicious dainties, and her eager face was something to behold.
KATHARINE FRENSHAMBEATRICE HARRADEN
She will bring wild flowers and carry them with all sorts of dainties to neighboring houses where there is illness.
THE AMERICAN COUNTRY GIRLMARTHA FOOTE CROW
Chess no longer prepares the dainties which astonished Mr. Carvel's guests, and which he alone could cook.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
He complained of the food, showing me the remains of dainties given out to the sick woman, and which he had helped her to eat.
A WOMAN'S PART IN A REVOLUTIONNATALIE HARRIS HAMMOND
Even the face of John Hampden beamed with condescending delight as he devoured a pyramid of dainties.
ENDYMIONBENJAMIN DISRAELI

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non sequiturnoun | [non -sek-wi-ter, -toor]SEE DEFINITION