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fancy

in the name of canary breeds, refers to a special, cultivated show type of bird, rather than the ordinary type. In dog and cat circles, it refers to the entire following of breeders, owners and admirers.
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The cuisine never hits the gastronomic heights of guide book fanciness but it doesn't set out to, and this is reflected in price.
All her outfits are a festival in itself, it is so festive; the grandeur and the stones and the fanciness that she adds makes you feel like a dream when you walk on the ramp," said Amrita Rao.
She sees National Socialism, quite without any fanciness of political or philosophical vocabulary, as a manifestation of pernicious ideas not accidentally associated with but intrinsic to the Enlightenment.
Sometimes the one thing lacking in Dubai's produce (despite its layers of fanciness on the outside) is the honesty and richness of flavour - but that's just the nature of living somewhere that has to import ingredients via many routes.