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noun as in a fine distinction

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noun as in delicacy

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An overwhelming amount of subtleties and implications were going over my head.

It also seemed that Biden had a good grasp of the subtleties of Iraqi politics.

The apps, which Badasyan decries, have their own subtleties.

This style of woodfire cooking is prone to sudden fluctuations in temperature due to the subtleties and different sizes of wood.

Such subtleties are lost, of course, on university administrations largely appointed by the government in the Mubarak era.

It was right that Liosha should be made aware of the emotional subtleties that underlay the bare facts.

It is not possible to trace it out in the subtleties with which theologians have surrounded it as a dogma.

The subtleties of the trail sharpen both physical and mental sensibility.

Now laying aside conjecture and the subtleties of language, suppose we consult plain matter of fact?

Others may deem the knotted subtleties of black-letter a sorry recompense for the "wild crash and tumult of the fray."


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to subtleties, such as: nuance, innuendo, and distinction.

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