subtilize

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

Definition of subtilize

subtilized; subtilizing
intransitive verb
:to act or think subtly
transitive verb
:to make subtile

subtilization

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

First Known Use of subtilize

1592


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