Examples of subtlety in a Sentence
The pianist performed with subtlety and passion.
we appreciated the subtlety with which our host indicated that it was time to leave: he volunteered to pack us a little lunch for the road
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In short, the key to recruitment is time and subtlety.
The whole thing had the finesse and subtlety of a soap opera that has strayed desperately into weird territory in hopes of keeping its audience.
Though the media followed every move, the convoluted subtleties of this federal-level brinksmanship wasn’t easily conveyed.
There was a subtlety and a finesse about his writing that was all his own.
When more subtlety was required, prosecutors say, Waltman met in office park parking lots to accept duffel bags stuffed with thousands of dollars in cash.
Never one for subtlety, Ai nods to the current moment of xenophobic isolationism by erecting a twisted, ropey wormhole of fence around the sphere’s perimeter.
Greater subtlety is drawn out of, or spirited into, the ingredients.
Sometimes Logan mistakes silence for subtlety, and like many aging heroes, the 137-minute film could have benefited from trimming a little fat from its midsection.
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Origin and Etymology of subtlety
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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