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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
affected, dainty, dandyish, delicate, effeminate, elegant, euphemistic, euphuistic, exquisite, fastidious, finical, finicking, finicky, foppish, formalistic, fussy, goody good-good, goody-goody, la-di-da, namby-pamby, nice, overnice, overprecise, overrefined, particular, pedantic, pernickety, persnickety, precieuse, precious, precisian, precisianistic, precisionistic, pretentious, puristic, put-on, simpering, squeamish, stilted, too-too
Dictionary Results for mincing:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: affectedly dainty or refined [syn: dainty, mincing,
           niminy-piminy, prim, twee]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Mincing \Min"cing\, a.
   That minces; characterized by primness or affected nicety.
   [1913 Webster]

3. Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
   (Heb. taphoph, Isa. 3:16), taking affectedly short and quick
   steps. Luther renders the word by "wag" or "waggle," thus
   representing "the affected gait of coquettish females."

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