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to a nicety

With great precision or accuracy. Every aspect of the robbery was planned out to a nicety, allowing no room for error or confusion. The chef has balanced the flavors in this dish to a nicety!
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to a nicety

precisely.
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The Exxon Valdez, now named the Oriental Nicety, awaiting breakup in India
Carlisle, over a mile and a half, is not the easiest of circuits on which to make all, but McKeown judged things to a nicety. Quickly securing the lead, McKeown went fast enough to remain at the head of affairs, but not too fast to burst his mount.
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UCLA's Kathie Cole, who presented the data at the AHA, said that she hoped the medical community now would accept that pet therapy is a credible addition to patient care, not just a nicety, according to an online report.
His output becomes a kind of pantheon of gravitas--or, in its use of vernacular text, antigravitas made vital by the intensity of Gallo's scribbles and his disinterest in pictorial nicety.
The distinction in German between Architektur and Baukunst is more than a linguistic nicety, and by the beginning of the last century offered a neat piece of shorthand for discriminating between emerging responses to the radical changes in construction brought by industrialization.
Nevertheless, the book is rich in historical nicety culled from (generally) scholarly sources, and the avid fan of cultural folklore and the role of fraternal societies will experience it as a tough but rewarding nut to crack.
He believed the Germans had stolen his ideas--the V-2 looked like a pumped-up version of a 1930s Goddard design--and angrily accused them of intellectual property theft, as if this nicety would be observed by anyone during war.
Word on the Heath is that Cumani has his filly's preparation timed to a nicety and even though her price has shortened following the Queen's Logic scare she is still the one I'd want to be on.
In our culture, hospitality is a nicety, like tea and cakes, quaint and cute but otherwise irrelevant.