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given to good-natured joking or teasing
  • with her slight build and perky manner, the actress was usually cast as the fay young woman who charms all the men in town

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Synonyms of fay (Entry 2 of 2)

an imaginary being usually having a small human form and magical powers
  • in the tale a fay appears in the form of a beautiful and serene woman with an angelic air and a billowy gown

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“Fay.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fay. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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