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When I question him about these habits, he tells me that there is no need to display any niceties, as it is only the two of us.
MISS MANNERS: HUSBAND’S RUDE EATING HABITS DRIVING WIFE UP THE WALLJUDITH MARTIN, NICHOLAS MARTIN, JACOBINA MARTINDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The door would not open; built with air-tight nicety, it did not budge in the least.
THE GIRL AND THE BILLBANNISTER MERWIN
He knew the balance and the temper of the home-made article to a nicety, especially that made by Mklemba.
FORGING THE BLADESBERTRAM MITFORD
In short, good Manners are introduc'd and observ'd in those Troops to such a Nicety, that you would wonder at it.
And they all look the better, for being ranged with wonderful Nicety in Cases of Crystal.
Mohammed, in fact, judged the capacity and characteristics of his countrymen to a nicety.
It would be a little time before he could again command that nicety of rifle-craft.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
He can calculate to a nicety how long a train is likely to be delayed by a fair 'somewhere along the line.'
HYACINTHGEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM
The aircraft motor, therefore, must be balanced to a nicety and must run steadily under the most unfavorable conditions.
AVIATION ENGINESVICTOR WILFRED PAG
She ceased to rub the table, shook the cloth, folded it with nicety, the other girl speechlessly regarding her.
A SHEAF OF CORNMARY E. MANN

WORDS RELATED TO NICETY

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propinquitynoun | [proh-ping-kwi-tee ]SEE DEFINITION
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