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subtlety

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  1. skill in achieving one's ends through indirect, subtle, or underhanded means 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 Synonyms artfulness, artifice, caginess (also cageyness), canniness, craft, craftiness, cunningness, deviousness, foxiness, guile, guilefulness, slickness, slyness, sneakiness, subtleness, cunning, wilinessRelated Words calculation, care, design; savvy, sharpness, shrewdness; cleverness, ingeniousness, ingenuity, inventiveness; ease, facility, finesse; deceitfulness, duplicity, shiftiness, underhandedness


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