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Nicely, 1) finely, elegantly: “two Cupids . . . n. depending on their brands,” Cymb. II, 4, 90.
2) scrupulously, punctiliously: “stretch their duties n.” Lr. II, 2, 110. “what safe and n. I might well delay by rule of knighthood,” V, 3, 144. “let not conscience . . . inflame too n.” Per. IV, 1, 6.
3) sophistically, subtilely: “they that dally n. with words may quickly make them wanton,” Tw. III, 1, 17. “can sick men play so n. with their names?” R2 II, 1, 84. “or n. charge your understanding soul with opening titles miscreate,” H5 I, 2, 15. “when articles too n. urged be stood on,” V, 2, 94.
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