noun, plural sub·til·ties. Archaic.
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In a word, the pieces on the strategical chess-board want that mobility which is the element of stratagem and subtility.On War|Carl von Clausewitz
Its mind was wholly bent upon cunning knowledge, subtility, and getting together a multitude of earthly things.Dialogues on the Supersensual Life|Jacob Behmen
They drink light, which is sufficient to give to their bodies marvellous strength and subtility.The Queen Pedauque|Anatole France
I have now stated the legality of the matter, and you may act as your own subtility of perception shall dictate.Going To Maynooth|William Carleton
Such a subtility is a dear proof of the falshood, as the contrary simplicity of the truth, of any system.A Treatise of Human Nature|David Hume