Meaning : Extremely.
There is precious little time left.
Synonyms : preciously
Meaning : Of high worth or cost.
Diamonds, sapphires, rubies, and emeralds are precious stones.
Meaning : Held in great esteem for admirable qualities especially of an intrinsic nature.
A valued friend.
Synonyms : valued
Meaning : Obviously contrived to charm.
An insufferably precious performance.
A child with intolerably cute mannerisms.
Synonyms : cute