the act of choosing or selecting; "your choice of colors was unfortunate"; "you can take your pick"
of superior grade; "choice wines"; "prime beef"; "prize carnations"; "quality paper"; "select peaches"
the person or thing chosen or selected; "he was my pick for mayor"
appealing to refined taste; "choice wine"
one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen; "what option did I have?"; "there no other alternative"; "my only choice is to refuse"
of extreme beauty; "her exquisite face"
delicately beautiful; "a dainty teacup"; "an exquisite cameo"
lavishly elegant and refined
intense or sharp; "suffered exquisite pain"; "felt exquisite pleasure"
most suitable or right for a particular purpose;
(often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard (`good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for `well');
promoting or enhancing well-being;
deserving of esteem and respect;
completely and absolutely (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly');
with or in a close or intimate relationship;
having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude;
exerting force or influence;
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not left to spoil;
that which is pleasing or valuable or useful;
having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified;
exhibiting courtesy and politeness; "a nice gesture"
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"
pleasant or pleasing or agreeable in nature or appearance; "what a nice fellow you are and we all thought you so nasty"- George Meredith; "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"
done with delicacy and skill; "a nice bit of craft"; "a job requiring nice measurements with a micrometer"; "a nice shot"
socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous; "from a decent family"; "a nice girl"
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in a satisfactory or adequate manner; "she'll do okay on her own"; "held up all right under pressure"; (`alright' is a nonstandard variant of `all right')
give sanction to; "I approve of his educational policies"
an endorsement; "they gave us the O.K. to go ahead"
being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition; "an all-right movie"; "the passengers were shaken up but are all right"; "is everything all right?"; "everything's fine"; "things are okay"; "dinner and the movies had been fine"; "another minute I'd have been fine"
the act of punishing
(games) a handicap or disadvantage that is imposed on a competitor (or a team) for an infraction of the rules of the game
the disadvantage or painful consequences of an action or condition; "neglected his health and paid the penalty"