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subtilty

[suht-l-tee, suhb-til-]
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noun, plural sub·til·ties. Archaic.
  1. subtlety.
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Also sub·til·i·ty [suhb-til-i-tee] /sʌbˈtɪl ɪ ti/.
Related formsnon·sub·til·i·ty, noun
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Historical Examples

  • But thy eyes were too penetrating not to detect the subtilty.

    The Autobiography of Madame Guyon

    Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon

  • If he can secure any suggestion of the subtilty and luminousness,—if he can!

  • He says of the sorcerer that he is a child of the devil and full of subtilty.

  • But in both these letters we see the subtilty and caution of the writers.

    The Life of Cicero

    Anthony Trollope

  • I see no reason to qualify this moderation as subtilty, which Mills has not scrupled to do.