subtlety

[ suht-l-tee ]SEE DEFINITION OF subtlety

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SUBTLETY

However, if the man worked with subtlety, the sea likewise worked with subtlety.

They bestowed upon him every beauty of person and every subtlety of wit.

If the emperor say, 'You are speaking of Macedonius; I see your subtlety.

Karl had not the subtlety to retort, “Ay, but does it say what we like?”

And this notion of his was not any proof of want of subtlety on his part.

One of the characteristics of this great system is its secrecy—its subtlety.

Such a subtlety would be very much in character with the Zenonian dialectic.

The fact is there is some subtlety in the texture of these things.

The delicacy and subtlety of these are extreme, but there can be no manner of doubt that they existed.

But his laugh only expressed his gratification at the subtlety of his ideas.

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