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Great Expectations
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  • I was very much impressed, and not for the first time, by my guardian's subtlety.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I have reason to think that Joe's intellects were brightened by the encounter they had passed through, and that on our way to Pumblechook's he invented a subtle and deep design.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a subtle difference or thinker
as in: a subtle poison
as in: a subtle shade of blue
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