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Definitions of elfin:
  • adjective:   small and delicate
    Example: "She was an elfin creature--graceful and delicate"
  • adjective:   suggestive of an elf in strangeness and otherworldliness
    Example: "Thunderbolts quivered with elfin flares of heat lightning"
  • adjective:   usually good-naturedly mischievous
    Example: "Perpetrated a practical joke with elfin delight"
  • adjective:   relating to or made or done by or as if by an elf
    Example: "Elfin bells"

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