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synonyms for kid gloves

  • delicacy
  • fastidiousness
  • gentle handling
  • gentleness
  • good taste
  • kid-glove treatment
  • leniency
  • light hand
  • light rein
  • refinement
  • tact
  • tolerance
  • velvet glove
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How to use kid gloves in a sentence

Then she noticed the letter which the child had given her, still lying on the dressing table, with her gloves.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
He dashed up to the drawing-room; his wife was coming forth then, her cloak and gloves on, her fan in her hand.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
"I'll look in the bar," I volunteered, remembering the kid had left with more of a roll than Meadows had now.
FEE OF THE FRONTIERHORACE BROWN FYFE
She wore a dust-colored habit with divided skirt, and a soft felt hat and gloves of the same shade.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Zoomed over the German lines in the war, stoking an airplane, although at that time he was only a kid.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
Dr. Stanmore came down the flagged path from the smith's cottage, pulling on his gloves.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
A soiled bonnet cap, untidy strings, or torn gloves and collar will utterly spoil the prettiest costume.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
For Morning Calls—The dress should be plain, and in winter furs and dark gloves may be worn.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
How could he leave her with the owner of those hands, the wearer of those appalling yellow cotton gloves!
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
His cheeks would turn crimson at the thought of woman's gloves on those brown hands.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
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