nicety


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Synonyms for nicety

Synonyms for nicety

conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety

a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude

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Dressed with the utmost nicety and precision, in a quaint mixture of by-gone costume, with some slight concessions to the prevailing taste, which rather served to point the old style pleasantly than to impair its effect, she sat, in a stately manner, with her hands folded on the table before her.
With the most painstaking care and nicety, I stood the umbrella up once more, took my hand away, and down it came again.
The powders were neatly enough made up, but not with the nicety of the dispensing chemist; so that it was plain they were of Jekyll's private manufacture: and when I opened one of the wrappers I found what seemed to me a simple crystalline salt of a white colour.
It requires great powers, great nicety, to give her playfulness and simplicity without extravagance.
The wainscoting fit nicety into a groove in the base and then was held at the top by a grooved cap molding.
The ship, now known as the Oriental Nicety, entered Indian waters in May.
Exxon Valdez, now named Oriental Nicety , has once again hit a controversy after being stopped on way to the Alang ship- breaking yard in Gujarat.
Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.