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subtle
used in
Anne Of Green Gables
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subtle
Used in
Anne Of Green Gables
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  • Somehow Anne—who did not notice the rather guilty little start of surprise the white-lace girl gave, and would not have understood the subtle compliment implied therein if she had—got on her feet, and moved dizzily out to the front.  (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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