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daintiness

Ἐς δὲ τὰ ἔσχατα νουσήματα αἱ ἔσχαται θεραπεῖαι ἐς ἀκριβείην, κράτισται -> For extreme diseases, extreme methods of cure, as to restriction, are most suitable.
Corpus Hippocraticum, Aphorisms 1.6.2

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substantive

elegance: P. κομψεία, ἡ.

grace: P. and V. χάρις, ἡ.

fastidiousness: P. and V. τρυφή, ἡ, ἁβρότης, ἡ (Plato), χλιδή, ἡ (Plato).