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The fandom associated with dainty male stars, Si rues, means that young boys do not want to be soldiers or firefighters anymore.Empires and ‘Effeminate Men.’ After Britain and America, It’s China’s Turn to Worry about Masculinity|Debasish Roy Chowdhury|September 10, 2021|Time
This ritual consisted of dainty sandwiches, scones and sweets to quiet their stomach rumblings between meals.Miss Manners: Newspaper rule still applies, even in digital age|Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin, Jacobina Martin|May 31, 2021|Washington Post
Cornell released a video explaining the process and showing the origami in action, folding itself from flat into a dainty bird.This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through March 20)|Singularity Hub Staff|March 20, 2021|Singularity Hub
Printmaker Lila Oliver Asher’s rose is a bright but dainty highlight, held by a gray silhouette of a woman.In the galleries: Rejuvenating the obsolete into unconventional art|Mark Jenkins|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
So I brought her unshelled walnuts, which she ate with quiet, dainty eagerness.How a sickly squirrel offered me unexpected comfort|Pam Spritzer|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
When Little Snow White entered, she found everything tiny, but dainty and neat.In New Brothers Grimm 'Snow White', The Prince Doesn't Save Her|The Brothers Grimm|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He clumsily sipped from the dainty straw of a blasphemously non-bourbon beverage and smiled broadly as he talked to fellow bros.
She looked so sweet and dainty that I kissed her again and then sat down before the easel.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Raw cut leather coats, and ruffles in all shapes and sizes provided a dainty edge.
And all of them dwarfed the FDA's dainty definition of a muffin serving (two ounces).
And he himself brought her the golden-brown bouillon, in a dainty Sevres cup, with a flaky cracker or two on the saucer.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
The lazy giant was sprawling on the most comfortable of the sofas; the pair were alone in the dainty little drawing-room.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
The guests relished it greatly and Alila's father was praised very much for surprising them with this dainty.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
Her movements were free, her figure dainty and her repartee, below her mask, more than usually piquant.
It was there that he longed to retire—to a dainty little hotel of his own with a smart clientèle.