subtilize

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

Definition of subtilize

subtilized; subtilizing
: to act or think subtly

subtilization

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

First Known Use of subtilize

1592

in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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