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  • n  the quality of being fastidious or excessively refined

  • Author Lee, 34, an Alabaman, has written her first novel with all of the tactile brilliance and none of the preciosity generally supposed to be standard swamp-warfare issue for .
  • To Kill a Mockingbird: Lee, 34, an Alabaman, has written her first novel with all of the tactile brilliance and none of the preciosity generally supposed to be standard swamp .
  • Prolific, uneven, liable to fits of preciosity, his writing is at its thoughtful best in Figures in a Landscape.

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