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  • r  in a strange but not unpleasant manner
    the old lady expressed herself somewhat quaintly
  • r  in a quaint old-fashioned manner
    the room was quaintly furnished

  • When you open the phone, you hear the quaintly familiar dial tone, purely for effect.
  • Last year the brass at the quaintly named August 1 Rockets allowed Wang to make his grab at overseas stardom, and he signed a two-year, $800,000 contract with the Dallas Mavericks.
  • To Panamanians, recovering the Canal Zone, as one local paper quaintly put it, was like liberating a child who had been kidnaped for a long time.
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  • Beers worth a trip out of the neighborhood
    There's probably no town that's more beer-friendly than Philadelphia, home to Monk's Cafe, the now-venerable Belgian beer bar that got the good-beer revolution going, and lots of exciting newcomers like Grace Tavern, Chestnut Grill, and the quaintly named Devil's Den. So the obvious question for Philly beer lovers is: Why bother to travel in search of beer at all? Can't you be a cerevisaphile ...
    June 24, 2013 - The Philadelphia Inquirer

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