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nuanced

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1 made or done with extreme care and accuracy
  • a nuanced, shaded representation of a hot-button issue that is too often depicted in black and white

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2 satisfying or pleasing because of fineness or mildness
  • a sauce with a nuanced lemon flavor that doesn't overwhelm the taste of the fish

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The first known use of nuanced was in 1881

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“Nuanced.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nuanced. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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