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synonyms for subtilty

  • delicacy
  • emaciation
  • fineness
  • gauntness
  • inadequacy
  • meagerness
  • rarity
  • scantiness
  • shallowness
  • slimness
  • spareness
  • sparseness
  • tenuity
  • incompactness
  • subtilization

antonyms for subtilty

MOST RELEVANT
  • avoirdupois
  • fatness
  • solidity
  • thickness
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How to use subtilty in a sentence

Or of the subtilty of owls, which husband their store of mice by biting off their feet, so that they cannot run away?
EVOLUTION, OLD & NEWSAMUEL BUTLER
Now in this latter attempt, the subtilty of his circumvention, hath indirectly obtained the former.
THE WORKS OF SIR THOMAS BROWNE (VOLUME 1 OF 3)THOMAS BROWNE
Let him rally all the ability, learning, and subtilty which he can command, and undertake the impossible work.
CHARLES SUMNER; HIS COMPLETE WORKS, V. 4-20CHARLES SUMNER
In the second, he is grown a little more careful and guarded,—the effect of subtilty.
THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. X. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
His readings of the Polish master's music were distinguished by grace, dexterity, finesse, pathos and subtilty.
MELOMANIACSJAMES HUNEKER
The separation of it often requires great attention, accuracy, and subtilty.
AN ENQUIRY CONCERNING HUMAN UNDERSTANDINGDAVID HUME
I had infinite satisfaction in hearing solid truth confuting vain subtilty.
JAMES BOSWELLWILLIAM KEITH LEASK
To maintain the contrary is to endeavour to base the legitimacy of individual appropriation on a subtilty, or rather on a paradox.
HARMONIES OF POLITICAL ECONOMYFRDRIC BASTIAT
Spoliation, ever improving in subtilty, fortifies herself in Monopoly, and takes refuge behind Restrictions.
HARMONIES OF POLITICAL ECONOMYFRDRIC BASTIAT
Isaac trembled and said: Thy brother has come with subtilty, and taken away thy blessing.
THE HISTORY OF ANTIQUITY, VOL. I (OF VI)MAX DUNCKER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SUBTILTY

  • delicacy
  • emaciation
  • fineness
  • gauntness
  • inadequacy
  • incompactness
  • meagerness
  • rarity
  • scantiness
  • shallowness
  • slimness
  • spareness
  • sparseness
  • subtilization
  • subtilty
  • tenuity
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.