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Nice

Nice ( NEESS, French: [nis]; Nissard Occitan: Niça, classical norm, or Nissa, nonstandard, pronounced [ˈnisa]; Italian: Nizza [ˈnittsa]; Ancient Greek: Νίκαια; Latin: Nicaea) is the seventh most populous urban area in France and the capital of the Alpes-Maritimes department. The metropolitan area of Nice extends beyond the administrative city limits, with a population of nearly 1 million on an area of 744 km2 (287 sq mi).
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Ugly

Displeasing to the eye; unsightly.
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Nice

Giving pleasure or satisfaction; pleasant or attractive
We had a very nice time
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Ugly

Repulsive or offensive; objectionable
An ugly remark.
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Nice

(especially of a difference) slight or subtle
There is a nice distinction between self-sacrifice and martyrdom
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Ugly

Chiefly Southern US Rude
Don't be ugly with me.
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Nice

Fastidious; scrupulous.
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Ugly

New England Unmanageable. Used of animals, especially cows or horses.
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Nice

A resort city on the French Riviera, near the border with Italy; population 348,721 (2007).
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Ugly

Morally reprehensible; bad.
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Nice

Pleasing and agreeable in nature
Had a nice time.
A nice person.
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Ugly

Threatening or ominous
Ugly black clouds.
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Nice

Having a pleasant or attractive appearance
A nice dress.
A nice face.
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Ugly

Likely to cause embarrassment or trouble
"Public opinion in both nations could take an ugly turn" (George R. Packard).
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Nice

Exhibiting courtesy and politeness
A nice gesture.
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Ugly

Marked by or inclined to anger or bad feelings; disagreeable
An ugly temper.
An ugly scene.
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Nice

Of good character and reputation; respectable.
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Ugly

One that is ugly.
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Nice

Overdelicate or fastidious; fussy.
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Ugly

Displeasing to the eye; aesthetically unpleasing.
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Nice

Showing or requiring great precision or sensitive discernment; subtle
A nice distinction.
A nice sense of style.
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Ugly

Displeasing to the ear or some other sense.
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Nice

Done with delicacy and skill
A nice bit of craft.
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Ugly

Offensive to one's sensibilities or morality.
He played an ugly trick on us.
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Nice

Used as an intensive with and
Nice and warm.
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Ugly

(Southern US) Ill-natured; crossgrained; quarrelsome.
An ugly temper; to feel ugly
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Nice

Wanton; profligate
"For when mine hours / Were nice and lucky, men did ransom lives / Of me for jests" (Shakespeare).
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Ugly

Unpleasant; disagreeable; likely to cause trouble or loss.
An ugly rumour; an ugly customer; an ugly wound
With all this competition, expect things to get ugly.
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Nice

Affectedly modest; coy
"Ere ... / The nice Morn on th' Indian steep, / From her cabin'd loop-hole peep" (John Milton).
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Ugly

Ugliness.
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Nice

Pleasant, satisfactory.
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Ugly

(slang) An ugly person or thing.
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Nice

Of a person: friendly, attractive.
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Ugly

Any product whose size and shape prevents it from fitting neatly on a pallet.
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Nice

Respectable; virtuous.
What is a nice person like you doing in a place like this?
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Ugly

A shade for the face, projecting from a bonnet.
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Nice

Shows that the given adjective is desirable, or acts as a mild intensifier; pleasantly, quite.
The soup is nice and hot.
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Ugly

To make ugly (sometimes with up).
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Nice

Showing refinement or delicacy, proper, seemly
A nice way of putting it
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Ugly

Offensive to the sight; contrary to beauty; being of disagreeable or loathsome aspect; unsightly; repulsive; deformed.
The ugly view of his deformed crimes.
Like the toad, ugly and venomous.
O, I have passed a miserable night,So full of ugly sights, of ghastly dreams.
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Nice

(obsolete) Silly, ignorant; foolish.
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Ugly

Ill-natured; crossgrained; quarrelsome; as, an ugly temper; to feel ugly.
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Nice

Particular in one's conduct; scrupulous, painstaking; choosy.
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Ugly

Unpleasant; disagreeable; likely to cause trouble or loss; as, an ugly rumor; an ugly customer.
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Nice

(dated) Having particular tastes; fussy, fastidious.
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Ugly

A shade for the face, projecting from the bonnet.
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Nice

(obsolete) Particular as regards rules or qualities; strict.
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Ugly

To make ugly.
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Nice

Showing or requiring great precision or sensitive discernment; subtle.
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Ugly

Displeasing to the senses and morally revolting;
An ugly face
Ugly furniture
War is ugly
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Nice

(obsolete) Easily injured; delicate; dainty.
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Ugly

Deficient in beauty;
Ugly gray slums
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Nice

(obsolete) Doubtful, as to the outcome; risky.
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Ugly

Inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace;
A surly waiter
An ugly frame of mind
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Nice

(colloquial) Nicely.
Children, play nice.
He dresses real nice.
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Ugly

Morally reprehensible;
Would do something as despicable as murder
Ugly crimes
The vile development of slavery appalled them
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Nice

Used to signify a job well done.
Nice! I couldn't have done better.
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Ugly

Threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments;
A baleful look
Forbidding thunderclouds
His tone became menacing
Ominous rumblings of discontent
Sinister storm clouds
A sinister smile
His threatening behavior
Ugly black clouds
The situation became ugly
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Nice

Used to signify approval.
Is that your new car? Nice!
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Ugly

Provoking horror;
An atrocious automobile accident
A frightful crime of decapitation
An alarming, even horrifying, picture
War is beyond all words horrible
An ugly wound
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Nice

Niceness.
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Nice

To run a process with a specified (usually lower) priority.
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Nice

Foolish; silly; simple; ignorant; also, weak; effeminate.
But say that we ben wise and nothing nice.
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Nice

Of trifling moment; unimportant; trivial.
The letter was not nice, but full of chargeOf dear import.
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Nice

Overscrupulous or exacting; hard to please or satisfy; fastidious in small matters.
Curious not knowing, not exact but nice.
And to tasteThink not I shall be nice.
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Nice

Delicate; refined; dainty; pure.
Dear love, continue nice and chaste.
A nice and subtile happiness.
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Nice

Apprehending slight differences or delicate distinctions; distinguishing accurately or minutely; carefully discriminating; as, a nice taste or judgment.
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Nice

Done or made with careful labor; suited to excite admiration on account of exactness; evidencing great skill; exact; fine; finished; as, nice proportions, nice workmanship, a nice application; exactly or fastidiously discriminated; requiring close discrimination; as, a nice point of law, a nice distinction in philosophy.
The difference is too niceWhere ends the virtue, or begins the vice.
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Nice

Pleasing; agreeable; gratifying; delightful; good; as, a nice party; a nice excursion; a nice day; a nice sauce, etc.
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Nice

Pleasant; kind; as, a nice person.
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Nice

Well-mannered; well-behaved; as, nice children.
He's making a list, checking it twice.Gonna find out who's naughty or nice Santa Claus is coming to town.
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Nice

A city in southeastern France on the Mediterranean; the leading resort on the French Riviera
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Nice

Pleasant or pleasing or agreeable in nature or appearance;
What a nice fellow you are and we all thought you so nasty
Nice manners
A nice dress
A nice face
A nice day
Had a nice time at the party
The corn and tomatoes are nice today
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Nice

Socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous;
From a decent family
A nice girl
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Nice

Done with delicacy and skill;
A nice bit of craft
A job requiring nice measurements with a micrometer
A nice shot
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Nice

Excessively fastidious and easily disgusted;
Too nice about his food to take to camp cooking
So squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow
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Nice

Noting distinctions with nicety;
A discriminating interior designer
A nice sense of color
A nice point in the argument
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Nice

Exhibiting courtesy and politeness;
A nice gesture
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