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2 giving pleasure or contentment to the mind or senses
  • a cool glass of lemonade sure would be nice

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5 made or done with extreme care and accuracy
  • the noticeably nice folding of the dinner napkins told us that we were in the home of a domestic diva

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7 marked by or showing careful attention to set forms and details
  • a gentleman's club with a nice code of honor that no one can breach and still remain a member

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correct, accurate, exact, precise, nice, right mean conforming to fact, standard, or truth. correct usually implies freedom from fault or error. correct answers socially correct dress accurate implies fidelity to fact or truth attained by exercise of care. an accurate description exact stresses a very strict agreement with fact, standard, or truth. exact measurements precise adds to exact an emphasis on sharpness of definition or delimitation. precise calibration nice stresses great precision and delicacy of adjustment or discrimination. makes nice distinctions right is close to correct but has a stronger positive emphasis on conformity to fact or truth rather than mere absence of error or fault. the right thing to do

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The first known use of nice was in the 14th century

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“Nice.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nice. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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