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subtle
Used in
Babbitt
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  • At home he was interested only when he was asked to trace some subtle ill in the ignition system of the car.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "The whole thing is," he explained to Paul Riesling, "these old codgers lack the subtlety that you got to have to-day."  (not reviewed by editor)

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