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Subtle

charlatan, posing as alchemist, bilks hapless victims. [Br. Lit.: The Alchemist]
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But there was a higher and subtler chemistry of Nature, which, working with great forces over long epochs, might well produce results which were impossible for us.
Lucy, when admonished, began to move to and fro between the rooms, more conscious of the discomforts of packing by candlelight than of a subtler ill.
He was pale, even tremulous; but, as before, she was appalled by the determination revealed in the depths of this gentle being she had married--the will to subdue the grosser to the subtler emotion, the substance to the conception, the flesh to the spirit.
We shall, perhaps, look down thus on the surface of air at length, and mark where a still subtler spirit sweeps over it.
There are other trage- dies, less scandalous and of a subtler poignancy, arising from irreconcilable differences and from that fear of the Incomprehensible that hangs over all our heads--over all our heads.
USA], Sep 16 (ANI): A subtler sexism now frames the TV coverage of women in sports, according to a recent study.
One of the subtler sounds that can be heard around Cairo are the soft clicks and whispered words that accompany the age-old tradition of prayer beads.
This volume covers both highly public events, such as the death of Kim Jong II and his succession by Kim Jong Un in North Korea, and more subtler trends, such as China's increasing involvement in all Korean affairs.
The rare coincidence gives cooks a chance to be creative, with fried foods and cheeses being among the traditional Hanukkah dishes, while Thanksgiving tables reap the subtler flavors of farm and harvest.
While the government's efforts to address extreme poverty and hunger has brought the Philippines in track in meeting its target for MDG1, malnutrition appears in subtler ways, and not necessarily in hunger.
Sure, politics can make a dinner date awkward, but libertarianism--and even socialist leftist veganism-deserves subtler shades of gray than Maandag's comic offers.