Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a nice manner, in any sense of the word nice. Fastidiously; critically; curiously: as, he was disposed to look into the matter too nicely.
- With delicate perception: as, to be nicely sensible.
- Accurately; exactly; with exact order or proportion: as, the parts of a machine or building nicely adjusted; a shape nicely proportioned; a dress nicely fitted to the body.
- Agreeably; becomingly, pleasantly: as, she was nicely dressed
- Satisfactorily: as, the work progresses nicely.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. In a nice manner.
- adv. in a nice way
- From nice + -ly. (Wiktionary)
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