Thesaurus / daintiness

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Prison fare cures a man of daintiness, and the two fugitives dined on these homely viands with considerable complacency.

Paul Clifford, CompleteEdward Bulwer-Lytton

Tea was set forth with no daintiness upon the untidy, coloured cloth of the centre-table.

A Sheaf of CornMary E. Mann

The small doilies are easily washed, and fresh ones are possible every morning—an assured gain in the way of daintiness.

This had been his home for six years, and he had chosen it in order to subdue the daintiness of his natural appetite.

For melancholy he offers serenity, for daintiness he offers delicacy.

Artists Past and PresentElisabeth Luther Cary

This nourishing food they ate with great nicety and daintiness, talking the while about clothes.

The Woman Who ToilsMrs. John Van Vorst and Marie Van Vorst

With what nicety and daintiness are the outer lines made to point to the shapely curve!

The ViolinGeorge Hart

He drew on the underwear with a gratified sense of its comfort and daintiness, but with the idea that he was only “borrowing.”

Divided SkatesEvelyn Raymond

It seemed impossible that she was going to find Ida, the embodiment of daintiness and refinement, in this dilapidated old place.

What especially irritated the captain was the daintiness of some of his cabin passengers.

AstoriaWashington Irving
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