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pleasantries

noun
plural of pleasantry

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1 an act or utterance that is a customary show of good manners
  • "how are you" is merely a social pleasantry

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2 something said or done to cause laughter
  • his after-dinner speeches usually include the sort of gentle pleasantry that raises a chuckle

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“Pleasantries.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pleasantries. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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