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subtle
used in
The Fellowship of the Ring
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subtle
Used in
The Fellowship of the Ring
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  • But it is said: _Do not meddle in the affairs of Wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Gandalf the Grey caught like a fly in a spider's treacherous web! Yet even the most subtle spiders may leave a weak thread.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It is fashioned in an elven-script of Eregion, for they have no letters in Mordor for such subtle work; but the language is unknown to me.  (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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