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subtīlis e, adj. with comp. and sup.

sub+tela, fine, nice, delicate : palatum, H.—Fig., nice, precise, exact, accurate, keen, subtle : descriptio: definitio: reliquae (epistulae) subtiliores erunt, will give more details .—In taste or judgment, fine, keen, delicate : iudicium: veterum iudex, H.—Of style, plain, simple, unadorned, direct : subtilissimum dicendi genus: oratio: quis illo in docendo subtilior?: oratione.

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