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nicety

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1 a single piece of information
  • knows all the niceties of diplomatic protocol

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2 something that adds to one's ease of living
  • a woman too fond of the niceties of urban living to even consider becoming a farmer's wife

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

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“Nicety.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nicety. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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