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Or of the subtilty of owls, which husband their store of mice by biting off their feet, so that they cannot run away?

Now in this latter attempt, the subtilty of his circumvention, hath indirectly obtained the former.

Let him rally all the ability, learning, and subtilty which he can command, and undertake the impossible work.

In the second, he is grown a little more careful and guarded,—the effect of subtilty.

His readings of the Polish master's music were distinguished by grace, dexterity, finesse, pathos and subtilty.


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On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to subtilty, such as: delicacy, emaciation, fineness, gauntness, inadequacy, and meagerness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.