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subtle
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subtle
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Arrowsmith
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  • It was the final affront, more subtle and more enervating than the offer to teach chemistry to children.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He fascinated Joyce by telling her that she was subtle, then telling her what she was being subtle about.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He fascinated Joyce by telling her that she was subtle, then telling her what she was being subtle about.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Martin detested the reek of formaldehyde; that and some dreadful subtle other odor seemed to cling about him outside the dissecting-room; but he smoked cigarettes to forget it, and in a week he was exploring arteries with youthful and altogether unholy joy.  (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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