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1    accuracy, exactness, fastidiousness, finesse, meticulousness, minuteness, precision  
2    daintiness, delicacy, discrimination, distinction, nuance, refinement, subtlety  
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  ( niceties    plural  ) Thenicetiesof a situation are its details, especially with regard to good manners or the appropriate behaviour for that situation.      n-count   usu pl, oft the N of n, adj N  
By the end of term, girls will have learnt the niceties of dinner party conversation..., He wasted no time with social niceties.     

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nice, nicely, niche, naivety

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