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The adjective "nice" can be inflected: nicer, nicest. Can the derived adverb "nicely" be inflected or it only has the absolute form?

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No, people would think you were soft in the head if you came out with, for example, nicelier. I suppose I could have phrased things more nicely - but to be honest, even that seems slightly clunky to me. I'd just use nicer for all contexts and be done with it. –  FumbleFingers Nov 17 '13 at 4:47
...having said that, "quicklier" does exist (but it's going out of fashion, not coming in). –  FumbleFingers Nov 17 '13 at 4:51
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According to the wikitionary, "more nicely" is the comparative form.


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