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Definition of Subtle
SubtleSubtle Sub"tle, a. [Compar. Subtler; superl. Subtlest.]
[OE. sotil, subtil, OF. soutil, later subtil, F. subtil, L.
subtilis; probably, originally, woven fine, and fr. sub under
+ tela a web, fr. texere to weave. See Text, and cf.
1. Sly in design; artful; cunning; insinuating; subtile; --
applied to persons; as, a subtle foe. ``A subtle
2. Cunningly devised; crafty; treacherous; as, a subtle
3. Characterized by refinement and niceness in drawing
distinctions; nicely discriminating; -- said of persons;
as, a subtle logician; refined; tenuous; sinuous;
insinuating; hence, penetrative or pervasive; -- said of
the mind; its faculties, or its operations; as, a subtle
intellect; a subtle imagination; a subtle process of
thought; also, difficult of apprehension; elusive.
Things remote from use, obscure and subtle.
4. Smooth and deceptive. [Obs.]
Like to a bowl upon a subtle ground [bowling
Syn: Artful; crafty; cunning; shrewd; sly; wily.
Usage: Subtle is the most comprehensive of these epithets and
implies the finest intellectual quality. See Shrewd,
Meaning of Subtle from wikipedia
(band), a musical group consisting
of the anticon. hip-hop collective Doctor
Subtilis, John Duns Scotus Subtle
- The Subtle
Knife, the second
book in the His Dark Materials
series, is a young-adult fantasy novel written
by Philip Pullman
in 1997. The...
- The Subtle
Art of Not Giving
a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach
a Good Life is the second
book by blogger
Mark Manson. In it Manson...
- Belacqua. He first appears
in the series
at the start
of the second
novel, The Subtle
Knife, and continues through
to the final
book, The Amber
- Northern Lights
(1995) (published as The Golden
Comp**** in North
America), The Subtle Knife
(1997), and The Amber
Spygl**** (2000). It follows
- each subtle
to a subtle plane
of existence, in a hierarchy
or great chain
in the physical
form. The subtle
- from Northern Lights
had been moved
to the film's potential
sequel, The Subtle
Knife, in order
"the most promising conclusion
to the first
as a Flying Mallet
was the second
by Dave Edmunds, prin****lly focused
on sound-alike remakes
of late 1950s and early
1960s hits. All...
- English: /ˈtʃʌk-, ˈtʃækrə/ CHUK-, CHAK-rə) are the various focal points
in the subtle
body used in a variety
of ancient meditation
Peters. Will Parry
is the bearer
of the Subtle Knife
and a point
of view protagonist
of The Subtle Knife
and The Amber
Spygl****. He the son of John...
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