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  • n. Plural form of nicety.

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Examples

  • Ten years down here, and one gets worn out, the lack of certain niceties: NPR, libraries, bookstores, well paved roads.

    US vs. Mexican culture

  • Cabin niceties now include heated seats, automatic temperature control, steering-wheel controls, and an 115-volt outlet.

    2011 Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, and Jeep vehicles are updated and show promise

  • The diplomatic niceties from a career bureaucrat betray a serious underlying tension that is getting difficult to conceal, more so as yesterday Kurt Beck, leader of the Social Democrats, called for a European army with a single command, the first time a German political party has proposed such a structure.

    Out in the open

  • Lots of UI "niceties" -- among those: a much improved way to indicate magicSpots.

    PC World

  • We have time and energy to take an interest in niceties because we’re not ordinarily occupied with momentous things like death or even the transfer of executive power.

    In a Word

  • I have heard distinguished legal scholarship disparaged by some Clintonites as a hang-up over "niceties" and "nuances" that are not relevant to the causes of the moment.

    Choosing A New Justice

  • (You will recall the niceties expressed by members of Congress when referring to an opposition member, “My good friend from Paducah ….”

    Think Progress » VIDEO: Rumsfeld Called Out On Lies About WMD

  • Furthermore, I have read OTHER PEOPLE who also expalined why it makes sense to disable. it is one of the "niceties" of Vista you can live without, and it strongly depends on the perforamnce of flashmemroy device.

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  • All tactics and other 'niceties' pulled from the Dem Bag O 'Tricks!

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  • In the aftermath of the genocide, Kagame says he has prioritized stability and development over "niceties" such as democracy.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

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  • A fine point, small detail, or subtle distinction

    January 22, 2009