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subtle
used in The Hound of the Baskervilles

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  • 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.
    Chapter 11 — The Man on the Tor (10% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 7 — The Stapletons of Merripit House (20% in)

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