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subtle
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David Copperfield
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subtle
Used in
David Copperfield
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  • He is subtle and watchful.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • This veneration Mr. Dick extended to the Doctor, whom he thought the most subtle and accomplished philosopher of any age.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Indeed, they were more and more brightly exhibited as the hours went on; for I thought even then, and I have no doubt now, that the consciousness of success in his determination to please, inspired him with a new delicacy of perception, and made it, subtle as it was, more easy to him.  (not reviewed by editor)

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