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so slight as to be difficult to notice or appreciate

able to make or detect effects of great subtlety or precision

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difficult to detect or grasp by the mind or analyze

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able to make fine distinctions

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working or spreading in a hidden and usually injurious way

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21: The Subtle Image: contemporary figurative art Produced by Antecedent Projects @ Dejavu Gallery - 223 E 60th Street, Fl 2 NY, NY 10022 on view daily from 1 - 9 pm
From where I was sitting it was sometimes not possible to hear or see clearly what was happening, as when Subtle was drawing a sign for the tobacconist, Drugger.
Their belief is that subtle energy companies and technologies within the S.
5, instead offering a slightly more subtle and sweet scent.
Psychology of Women Quarterly' showed how subtle sexism such as calling women "girls" but not calling men "boys" or referring to a collective group as "guys", creep into daily interactions.
While it is possible therefore to continue using traditional self-report questionnaires, new items capable of identifying subtle prejudice should be included.
Not subtle at all was Beth Ditto at the Bistroteque Annual Drag Ball at London's Royal Opera House.
The book will help professionals, families, and friends to realize when someone may be suffering from subtle suicide, and help sufferers understand why psychiatric medications fail to bring them relief.
Some English ales have a subtle complexity that can be lost once they make their way to this side of the Atlantic.
Frequently nature does not knock with a very loud sound but rather a very soft whisper, and you have to be aware of subtle behavior which may in fact be a sign that there is interesting physics to be had.
The Workings of the Subtle Heart" is a spiritual examination of empathy, complete with little tidbits and anecdotes to uplift ones own spirit and how to uplift the feelings of those around them.
For example, Nick sees one of these signs when the hotel is evacuated and he finds that Emma is gone--this sign describes his indeterminate state in a subtle, clever way.
Unlike some flavored chocolates we've sampled, these flavored creations are subtle and smooth -- and the flavors don't overpower the wonderful, rich chocolate.
Just look for a moisturizer with a subtle sheen--you don't want to be a walking disco ball.
Abbott's OEL (original English language) manga is darkly humorous, with many subtle (and not-so-subtle) jabs at popular culture--films Twin Peaks and Chinatown, the Disney theme parks, and GI Joe, to name a few.