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subtle

 [sut´'l]
1. very fine, as a subtle powder.
2. very acute, as a subtle pain.
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Consider the subtleness of the sea; how its most dreaded creatures glide under water, unapparent for the most part, and treacherously hidden beneath the loveliest tints of azure.
But dwelling in hell with its subtleness, made speakers and interpreters try the ways of extremes.
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The subtleness of the nutmeg is enhanced by the sweet, fresh berries and syrup.
Mortensen continued saying that the first in the Rings trilogy, 'The Fellowship of the Ring', was the best of the three as the script was better organized, but subtleness was gradually got lost in the second and third parts.
With subtleness, accuracy, style and elegance in writing, the author succeeds in demonstrating De Martino's fascination for the mythical, for the cultural, for the archaic, for the rural and for the ancestral South Italy.
The subtleness of underlying hyperthyroidism often delays diagnosis.
The ideal of the diagnostic news for the patients is centered on the human quality shown by the person delivering such diagnosis; it has to do with the subtleness with which it is said; that is, there must be preparation that includes form and content, among other aspects.
"Sometimes you are sitting in your seat and you're struck by the subtleness of a vocal," Christina said of Briana's singing.
It would be nice to hear the artists in another space, perhaps one that gives the horn more breathing room, especially for the stopped horn passages and those requiring subtleness of articulation.
Due to the variability of growth centres and subtleness of CRMO in the initial development, a comparison view of the contralateral side is crucial for proper imaging assessment of CRMO.