['naɪslɪ] or ['naɪsli]
(adv.) in a nice way; 'a nicely painted house'.
Typist: Vance--From WordNet
(adv.) In a nice manner.
- They have been looking at the house in St. Peter's Place, next to Mr. Hackbutt's; it belongs to him, and he is putting it nicely in repair. George Eliot. Middlemarch.
- Not so heavy as they might be,' said the Jew, after looking at the insides carefully; 'but very neat and nicely made. Charles Dickens. Oliver Twist.
- Nicely, thank you, Mr. Laurence. Louisa May Alcott. Little Women.
- You did it very nicely, Doctor, he remarked. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
- That will do very nicely. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
- She talked away all the time the man clipped, and diverted my mind nicely. Louisa May Alcott. Little Women.
- Doing nicely, sir. Louisa May Alcott. Little Women.
- I then made another machine which did the work nicely. Frank Lewis Dyer. Edison, His Life and Inventions.
- No matter who has done it since, you have never had your clothes folded as nicely as I folded them for you. Wilkie Collins. The Moonstone.
- Very nicely dressed, indeed; a remarkably elegant gown. Jane Austen. Emma.
- Meg wanted me to bring some of her blanc mange, she makes it very nicely, and Beth thought her cats would be comforting. Louisa May Alcott. Little Women.
- These objects are together nicely accomplished by a variety of modern machines. William Henry Doolittle. Inventions in the Century.
- After two months of very hard work, I got a detail at regular times of eight operators, and we got it working nicely from one room to another over a wire which ran to Albany and back. Frank Lewis Dyer. Edison, His Life and Inventions.
- I believe that a single lady can get on very nicely upon an income of about 60 pounds. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
- For quick action, nicely adjusted machinery, and showy finish the steam fire engine is a familiar and conspicuous application of steam power. Edward W. Byrn. The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century.
- How nicely we are all crammed in, cried Lydia. Jane Austen. Pride and Prejudice.
- I think the varnish has been put on very nicely. Charlotte Bronte. Shirley.
- My head was as red as a lobster; but, in other respects, I was as nicely dressed for the ceremonies of the evening as a man need be. Wilkie Collins. The Moonstone.
- Amy was in a fair way to be spoiled, for everyone petted her, and her small vanities and selfishnesses were growing nicely. Louisa May Alcott. Little Women.
- Amy minds me nicely, and I take great care of her. Louisa May Alcott. Little Women.
- Have I furnished it nicely? Charlotte Bronte. Jane Eyre.
- And now we get on nicely, and are very glad he came, for he speaks French like a native, and I don't know what we should do without him. Louisa May Alcott. Little Women.
- Only don't stain it, and do behave nicely. Louisa May Alcott. Little Women.
- How nicely you talk; I love to hear you. Jane Austen. Emma.
- I'll do anything for you, Jo, if you'll only dress yourself nicely, and come and help me do the civil. Louisa May Alcott. Little Women.
- He took a large villa, laid out the grounds very nicely, and lived generally in good style. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
- Woodrow Wilson's is an elegant and highly refined intellect, nicely balanced and capable of fine adjustment. Walter Lippmann. A Preface to Politics.
- It's too late for to-night, I'm afraid, for missus is nearly asleep: but it will do nicely for to-morrow. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. North and South.
- We might have got our living nicely. Wilkie Collins. The Moonstone.
- Try to finish this little sketch as nicely and prettily as you can. Wilkie Collins. The Woman in White.