nicely (adv.)
subtly, triflingly, fancifully
H5 I.ii.15[King Henry to Canterbury] God forbid ... / That you should ... nicely charge your understanding soul / With opening titles miscreate
R2 II.i.84[King Richard to John of Gaunt] Can sick men play so nicely with their names?
TN III.i.14[Viola as Cesario to Feste] They that dally nicely with words may quickly make them wanton
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