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subtle
Used in
The Hound of the Baskervilles
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  • But surely such an explanation as that would be quite inadequate to account for the deep and subtle scheming which seemed to be weaving an invisible net round the young baronet.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There was something subtly wrong with the face, some coarseness of expression, some hardness, perhaps, of eye, some looseness of lip which marred its perfect beauty.  (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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