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nifty

1. mod. neat; smart. That is a pretty nifty car you have there.
2. n. a fifty-dollar bill. (From nifty-fifty.) He paid me with a nifty and a domino.
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Having up to 100 actors at your disposal means the big group numbers - Greased Lightning, We Go Together and Born to Hand Jive - are impressively staged and the choreography is niftily performed by the young actors.
The stings deter most predators whilst the insects can niftily crawl between the stinging barbs.
The spa was just so aptly called 'Rait', 'Draksh' was the bar, 'Neel' the indoor swimming pool in calming turquoise shades, and 'Akhara' the gym, which niftily had hanging lights designed as mudgals (wrestling clubs).
This ready-mixed porridge is niftily packaged in tiny, springy Hopper Pots measuring only 45mm tall.
That very niftily put a political cast on a financial story.
The head of the skeleton was spotted niftily placed between two bowls.
It handles niftily and remains composed under pressure and through bends.
Niftily, the screen then parts and we are whisked into the so-called National Museum aboard Starship UK, where a very clever hologram explains some of the artefacts on display before Smith pops up on screen to warn everyone that security has been breached and we need to head for the Tardis, pronto.
Star performances Arthur Moore, who turned the clock back to train his second Irish Grand National winner after Feathered Gale in 1996 and Queen of the jumping game Nina Carberry, who lapped up the celebrations after her big-race victory **Bartlett nifty with fifty "He's got my EUR50 note and I don't think I'm going to get it back" - Michael O'Leary was right after seeing the funny side when Ronnie Bartlett, Irish Racing Post Champion Point-To-Point Bumper winning owner, niftily pocketed the fifty from the Ryanair boss (right) Results and analysis start page 88 IT WAS a case of history repeating itself in the Keelings Irish Strawberry Hurdle when Blackstairmountain, after looking likely to score jumping the last, emptied quickly and was headed on the run-in by the game Voler La Vedette.
A chapter entitled 'The Derry School of Drama' niftily characterizes its subject not as a literary school or movement but as a group of playwrights 'schooled in the conflicts of Derry and its hinterland' during the Williamite wars.
One large bulb among Just Bulbs' wide display appeared at first glace to be a standard incandescent, but upon closer inspection was a highly efficient diode bulb that niftily used an internal glass strip to mimic a glowing filament.
Whereas university types today probably imagine academia as more progressive than the military, Gandal niftily contrasts Robert Cohn's time at military school and at Princeton.
Formal gatherings are held in the building's gentle 100-seat auditorium, niftily arranged to have independent access from Sehesteds plass.
Niftily, the instrument panel adjusts up and down as a unit with the steering wheel.