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nice scrupulous, precise, squeamish: “but she is nice and coy,” THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, iii. 1. 82 ; “betray nice wenches,” LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST, iii. 1. 20 ; “By nice direction of a maiden's eyes,” THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, ii. 1. 14 ; “nor the lady's, which is nice” AS YOU LIKE IT, iv. 1. 14 ( “silly, trifling,” STEEVENS , “affected, over-curious in trifles,” CALDECOTT) ; “they're nice and foolish,” THE TWO NOBLE KINSMEN, v. 2. 79 ; and see make nice.

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