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  • as inlightly
  • as insoftly
  • as ingracefully
  • as indelicately
  • as ingingerly

synonyms for daintily

  • casually
  • delicately
  • easily
  • faintly
  • freely
  • gingerly
  • mildly
  • moderately
  • quietly
  • simply
  • slightly
  • softly
  • sparsely
  • subtly
  • tenderly
  • thinly
  • agilely
  • airily
  • breezily
  • carelessly
  • ethereally
  • flippantly
  • frivolously
  • heedlessly
  • indifferently
  • leniently
  • nimbly
  • peacefully
  • readily
  • slightingly
  • smoothly
  • sparingly
  • tenuously
  • thoughtlessly
  • timidly
  • unsubstantially
  • well
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antonyms for daintily

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  • difficultly
  • roughly
  • heavily
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How to use daintily in a sentence

In the age of social distancing, no celebrity profile can begin with the subject wolfishly striding into a hotel bar or daintily picking at a breakfast.
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I like how the cardigan itself is almost dainty, with an open knit that’s surprisingly warm for how light it is.
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They open quickly, and they take only dainty little bites off of the battery as they operate.
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That’s more than seven times as much as some dainty little honeybee delivers.
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A cigar should be handled daintily; it is a fragile, graceful creature—don't mar its beauty.
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The table was set with Georgian silver and decorated daintily with flowers, while several of the women wore splendid jewels.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
How daintily they sip it; how happy they seem; how that lucky rogue of an Irishman prattles away!
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A moment later he refers daintily and accurately to the chapel of Saint Nicholas "riding on the bridge, slender and pretty."
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
She arose from the table and handed me a daintily scented missive addressed to Mrs. Shadd, and I faithfully executed her errand.
MRS. RAFFLESJOHN KENDRICK BANGS
Even as we watched, another came and fluttered his feet and breast daintily through the trembling little mirror of water.
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WORDS RELATED TO DAINTILY

  • beautifully
  • cautiously
  • daintily
  • deftly
  • elegantly
  • exquisitely
  • fastidiously
  • finely
  • gracefully
  • lightly
  • precisely
  • sensitively
  • skillfully
  • softly
  • subtly
  • tactfully
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.