pleasantry in a sentence

Example sentences for pleasantry

The powerful hold in deep remembrance an ill-timed pleasantry.
He spoke of it to those who loved him with a gentle pleasantry, which made it the more touching.
From your perspective, a nostalgic pleasantry of sound from a non poisonous frog.
He explained in his answer that it was only a pleasantry.

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