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subtle
used in The War of the Worlds

2 uses
  • He presented them as tilted, stiff tripods, without either flexibility or subtlety, and with an altogether misleading monotony of effect.
    2.2 — Book 2 Chapter 2 — What We Saw from the Ruined House (24% in)
  • The Martians seem to have calculated their descent with amazing subtlety—their mathematical learning is evidently far in excess of ours—and to have carried out their preparations with a well-nigh perfect unanimity.
    1.1 — Book 1 Chapter 1 — The Coming of the Martians (39% in)

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