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Overview of noun subtlety

The noun subtlety has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) nuance, nicety, shade, subtlety, refinement

(a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude; "without understanding the finer nuances you can't enjoy the humor"; "don't argue about shades of meaning")

2. (1) subtlety, niceness

(the quality of being difficult to detect or analyze; "you had to admire the subtlety of the distinctions he drew") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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