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make nice

Definition of make nice

US informal

  1. :  to behave in a polite or friendly way toward another person even though one does not have kind or polite feelings toward the person <It's time to forget about the past and make nice.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  behave, act

    :  to begin or seem to begin (an action)

    :  to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone

  1. :  the manner or style in which a thing is constructed

    :  brand

    :  the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person

  1. :  wanton, dissolute

    :  coy, reticent

    :  showing fastidious or finicky tastes :  particular

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