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subtilize

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verb, sub·til·ize \ˈsə-təl-ˌīz, ˈsəb-tə-ˌlīz\

Definition of subtilize

subtilizedsubtilizing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to act or think subtly

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to make subtile

subtilization play \ˌsə-təl-ə-ˈzā-shən, ˌsəb-tə-lə-\ noun


1592

First Known Use of subtilize

1592


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