Definition of Subtlest

1. Adjective. (superlative of subtle) ¹



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Definition of Subtlest

1. subtle [adj] - See also: subtle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subtlest

subtilizes
subtilizing
subtilties
subtilty
subtitle
subtitled
subtitler
subtitlers
subtitles
subtitling
subtle
subtlely
subtleness
subtlenesses
subtler
subtlest (current term)
subtleties
subtlety
subtly
subtone
subtones
subtonic
subtonics
subtopia
subtopian
subtopias
subtopic
subtopics
subtorrid
subtotal

Literary usage of Subtlest

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1. The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu by Mary Wortley Montagu (1837)
"Ere change began, our sex no scandal knew, All nymphs were chaste as long as swains were true; But now, tho' by the subtlest art betray'd, ..."

2. Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Robertson Smith (1896)
"Elsewhere the Empire is intended. religion was worship of the elements — more especially, of the subtlest of all, — fire. The simplicity of the Aryan ..."

3. Every Day in the Year: A Poetical Epitome of the World's History by James Lauren Ford, Mary K. Ford (1902)
"Our subtlest mind hath rent the veil of pain, Hath found the truth he sought. Who knows what script those opening eyes have read? If this set creed, ..."

4. The Lusiad: Or, The Discovery of India: an Epic Poem by Luís de Camões, William Julius Mickle (1809)
"... The desolate coast, when ordered, to explore, And dare each danger of the hostile shore: From this bold band he chose the subtlest two, The port, ..."

5. Good Words by Norman Macleod (1873)
"... Unearthly flowers with subtlest poison charged, And fruits that never ripened in the sun, Of which to taste is to be damned past hope, As I am damned, ..."

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