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nice and (something)

Very something. Used to emphasize how nice something is because of the particular quality named after "and." I love your new house! It's nice and bright inside! Ah, this lemonade is nice and cold—just the thing for such a hot day.
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ˌnice and ˈpeaceful, ˈcomfortable, ˈwarm, etc.

pleasantly peaceful, etc: Sit by the fire. It’s nice and warm there.Drink your coffee while it’s nice and hot.
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" The increase in peacefulness was the result of reduction in the severity of major conflicts worldwide, the Australian think tank said.
"However, despite improvement, the world remains considerably less peaceful now than a decade ago, with the average level of peacefulness deteriorating by 3.78pc since 2008," the report stated.
Perceptions of peacefulness have increased in some areas but decreased in others.
The results this year show that the average level of global peacefulness improved very slightly in the 2019 GPI.
This is the thirteenth edition of the GPI, which ranks 163 independent states and territories according to their level of peacefulness.
"The peacefulness (of the revolution) is no longer a slogan, but rather a lifebuoy for vulnerable peoples from the tyranny of tyrannical rulers and a weapon that defeats the greatest arsenals and shakes the thrones of tyrants," said the statement.
The index uses vigorous data tracked over thousands of years to map global peace, understanding trends in peacefulness.
The index measures each country's level of peacefulness in terms of the level of Societal Safety and Security; the extent of Ongoing Domestic and International Conflict; and the degree of Militarization.
Qatar fell 26 spots in peacefulness to 84th ranking, according to the report.
The Index also noted that the average level of global peacefulness has declined for the fourth consecutive year.
Produced by the Australia-based Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP), the GPI is the world's leading measure of global peacefulness. The Sultanate, which earned 1,984 points, was ranked 1st in the Arab world for the absence of internal conflict and sub-external conflict and fourth in the social security and peace index.
Hamoud and Hawatmeh stressed the need to maintain the peacefulness of protests and not to breach the law by perpetrating acts of sabotage.
She said that after enjoying the delicious and nutritious hotpot, visitors are recommended to take a walk along the bay and around the community to appreciate the painting on the sea wall jointly created by French cartoonist Benjamin Frand and Taiwanese illustrator Ho Hsueh-yi as well as the relics of the old stone houses or simply enjoy the peacefulness of the quiet fishing village.
Kids play freely in the surrounding areas near the houses, reflecting a sign of peacefulness in the country, it is such a serene place to spend the day in.
Such a total sense of peacefulness, to end this summer's day.