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Search phrase: dainty


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A Midsummer Night's DreamMND V.i.273O dainty duck, O dear!O dainty Ducke: O Deere!
CymbelineCym III.iv.166Your laboursome and dainty trims, whereinYour laboursome and dainty Trimmes, wherein
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.i.196Of dainty and such picking grievances,Of daintie, and such picking Grieuances:
Henry VI Part 11H6 V.iii.38No shape but his can please your dainty eye.No shape but his can please your dainty eye.
Henry VIIIH8 I.iv.94By heaven, she is a dainty one. Sweetheart,By Heauen she is a dainty one. Sweet heart,
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.i.26Fat paunches have lean pates, and dainty bitsFat paunches haue leane pates: and dainty bits,
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.i.145Armado to th' one side – O, a most dainty man!Armathor ath to the side, O a most dainty man.
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.277Her feet were much too dainty for such tread.Her feet were much too dainty for such tread.
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.315Love's tongue proves dainty Bacchus gross in taste.Loues tongue proues dainty, Bachus grosse in taste,
MacbethMac II.iii.141And let us not be dainty of leave-taking,And let vs not be daintie of leaue-taking,
Romeo and JulietRJ I.v.20Will now deny to dance? She that makes dainty,Will now deny to dance? She that makes dainty,
The Comedy of ErrorsCE III.i.23A table full of welcome makes scarce one dainty dish.A table full of welcome, makes scarce one dainty dish. 
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.341Basins and ewers to lave her dainty hands – Basons and ewers to laue her dainty hands:
The TempestTem V.i.95Why, that's my dainty Ariel! I shall miss thee,Why that's my dainty Ariell: I shall misse
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.i.184.2Dainty, madam.Deinty Madam.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK II.ii.40But will the dainty dominie, the schoolmaster,But will the dainty Domine, the Schoolemaster
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.v.73There's a dainty madwoman, master,Ther's a dainty mad woman Mr.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.v.113And, dainty Duke, whose doughty dismal fameAnd daintie Duke, whose doughtie dismall fame
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.315My dainty duck, my dear-a?My dainty Ducke, my deere-a?
Titus AndronicusTit II.i.117Single you thither then this dainty doe,Single you thither then this dainty Doe,
Titus AndronicusTit II.ii.26But hope to pluck a dainty doe to ground.But hope to plucke a dainty Doe to ground.
Troilus and CressidaTC I.iii.145Grows dainty of his worth, and in his tentGrowes dainty of his worth, and in his Tent
Troilus and CressidaTC V.ii.83And gives memorial dainty kisses to itAnd giues memoriall daintie kisses to it;
Troilus and CressidaTC V.viii.20Pleased with this dainty bait, thus goes to bed.Pleas'd with this dainty bed; thus goes to bed.


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daintyfastidious, scrupulous, refined, particular
daintybeautifully, delightfully, excellently
daintysplendid, fine, excellent
daintydelicacy, choice foodstuff
daintydelicious flavour, choice taste
daintyfastidious hesitation, prim response
daintydelight, special pleasure
daintydelicately pretty, of tender beauty
delicatefine in quality, of exquisite nature, dainty
minikinshrill; or: dainty, tiny
neatdainty, elegant, tasty
super-daintysupremely excellent


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Gods and goddesses... lll iv.iii.315 love's tongue proves dainty bacchus gross in taste roman god of w...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
DAINTYBASICdaintily adv, daintiness n, dainty adj, dainty n
DAINTYINTENSITYsuper-dainty adj