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subtletynoun

us   /ˈsʌt̬·əl·ti/
  • subtlety noun (BEING HARD TO NOTICE)

[U] the quality or state of being subtle or hard to notice: Her acting was full of subtlety.
  • subtlety noun (IMPORTANT DETAIL)

[C] a small but important detail: He’s baffled by the subtleties of modern life.
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