Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of pleasantry.
  • noun A short polite conversation before the serious conversation

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Examples

  • He exchanged brief pleasantries with T’Pel and Sek—if the word pleasantries could apply to conversation with Vulcans—and was introduced to the father and brother of T’Ral, the ship’s nurse, and the fiancée and parents of Vorik, one of the ship’s engineers.

    Distant Shores

  • He exchanged brief pleasantries with T’Pel and Sek—if the word pleasantries could apply to conversation with Vulcans—and was introduced to the father and brother of T’Ral, the ship’s nurse, and the fiancée and parents of Vorik, one of the ship’s engineers.

    Distant Shores

  • He exchanged brief pleasantries with T’Pel and Sek—if the word pleasantries could apply to conversation with Vulcans—and was introduced to the father and brother of T’Ral, the ship’s nurse, and the fiancée and parents of Vorik, one of the ship’s engineers.

    Distant Shores

  • Early meetings were characterized by pleasantries and a distinct lack of debate.

    The Orange Revolution

  • Early meetings were characterized by pleasantries and a distinct lack of debate.

    The Orange Revolution

  • Early meetings were characterized by pleasantries and a distinct lack of debate.

    The Orange Revolution

  • Why must the fair sister get to speak in pleasantries?

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  • Mrs. Tiffany halted under one tree to call pleasantries up to a Portuguese, friend of many a harvest before.

    The Readjustment

  • Its called pleasantries, something that use to be important before cell phones.

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  • The pleasantries were a far cry from the he-can't-be-seated rhetoric that came from the Senate Democratic caucus a week ago when the governor shocked the party and nominated Burris, who would be the Senate's only black member now that Obama has departed.

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