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subtle

adjective

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3 satisfying or pleasing because of fineness or mildness
  • a subtle suggestion of the Near East in the soup's flavoring

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The first known use of subtle was in the 14th century

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“Subtle.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/subtle. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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