◄ Precious ►

1. (a.) Of great price; costly; as, a precious stone.

2. (a.) of great value or worth; very valuable; highly esteemed; dear; beloved; as, precious recollections.

3. (a.) Particular; fastidious; overnice.

Gongoresque Gongoristic Marinistic absolute admired adored affected alembicated angel arrant artful artificial babe baby baby-doll beloved beyond price buttercup cherished cherub chichi chick chickabiddy choice choosy classical complete consummate costly crass darling dear dearly beloved deary decided definitive doll downright duck duckling effete egregious elaborate elaborated elegant esteemed euphemistic euphuistic exact expensive exquisite fastidious favorite finicky flagrant formalistic fussy glaring golden good as gold goody good-good goody-goody gross hallowed held dear high-priced hon honey honey bunch honey child hyperelegant idolized inestimable intolerable invaluable irreplaceable la-di-da lamb lambkin love loved lover mannered methodical meticulous mincing namby-pamby nice of great price orderly ostentatious out-and-out outright overdone overelaborate overelegant overnice overprecise overrefined particular pedantic perfect persnickety pet petkins picky popular positive precieuse precieux precious heart precise precisian precisianistic precisionist precisionistic pretentious priceless pricey prized profound pronounced proper punctilious puristic rank rare recherche regular revered rich scrupulous shattering shocking showy simpering snookums sophisticated squeamish stark stark-staring studied sugar superlative surpassing sweet sweetheart sweetie sweetkins sweets the veriest thorough thoroughgoing total treasured unbearable unconscionable undeniable unequivocal unmitigated unnatural unqualified unrelieved unspoiled utter valuable valued venerable venerated well-beloved well-liked white-haired worthy


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