Subtle+quality

  • 1 Subtle — Sub tle, a. [Compar. {Subtler}; superl. {Subtlest}.] [OE. sotil, subtil, OF. soutil, later subtil, F. subtil, L. subtilis; probably, originally, woven fine, and fr. sub under + tela a web, fr. texere to weave. See {Text}, and cf. {Subtile}.] 1.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Ajahn Maha Bua — Phra Dharmavisuddhimongkhol (Bua Ñanasampanno) School Theravada, Dhammayutika Nikaya Lineage Thai Forest Tradition Other nam …

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  • 3 hint — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. intimation, suggestion, allusion, reference, implication; tip, trace, reminder, insinuation. v. i. suggest, allude, imply, intimate. See information, memory, disclosure. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [An… …

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  • 4 nuance — noun Etymology: French, from Middle French, shade of color, from nuer to make shades of color, from nue cloud, from Latin nubes; perhaps akin to Welsh nudd mist Date: 1781 1. a subtle distinction or variation 2. a subtle quality ; nicety 3.… …

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  • 5 nuance —    A subtle difference, distinction, or variation; a subtle quality. Or a sensibility to, awareness of, or ability to express delicate gradations of a meaning (as of an attitude or expression) or of a form (as of its values, textures, or shades,… …

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  • 6 nicety — n. (pl. ies) 1 a subtle distinction or detail. 2 precision, accuracy. 3 intricate or subtle quality (a point of great nicety). 4 (in pl.) a minutiae; fine details. b refinements, trimmings. Phrases and idioms: to a nicety with exactness.… …

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  • 7 sub|tle|ty — «SUHT uhl tee», noun, plural ties. 1. subtle quality: »Guides cannot master the subtleties of the American joke (Mark Twain). His style is artfully simple and flowing, his portraiture full of subtlety and charm (Atlantic). 2. something subtle;… …

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  • 8 undertone — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A low tone] Syn. buzz, murmur, hum; see whisper 1 . 2. [An underlying quality] Syn. undercurrent, suggestion, connotation; see meaning . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A subtle quality underlying or felt to underlie a… …

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  • 9 implication — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. involvement, allusion, inference; innuendo, suggestion. See meaning, accusation, information. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Assumption] Syn. indication, inference, suggestion, connotation; see assumption 1 …

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  • 10 inkling — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. clue, suggestion, hint, whisper; surmise. See information, supposition. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. intimation, indication, notion, suspicion; see hint 1 , suggestion 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n …

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  • 11 suspicion — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. mistrust, distrust, apprehension; doubt, misgiving, jealousy; supposition, inkling, intimation, hint; trace, touch, shade, modicum. See littleness, fear, feeling. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. misgiving,… …

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  • 12 undercurrent — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. undertow; undertone, innuendo. See danger. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Backflow] Syn. cross current, ebb tide, flow; see undertow . 2. [Direction] Syn. trend, tendency, propensity, direction; see… …

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  • 13 flavor — n. 1. Taste, savor, relish, zest, smack, gust, gusto. 2. (Unusual.) Aroma, perfume, fragrance, odor. 3. Subtle quality, essence, spirit, soul, aroma …

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  • 14 aroma — /əˈroʊmə / (say uh rohmuh) noun 1. a smell arising from spices, plants, etc., especially an agreeable smell; fragrance. 2. (of wines and spirits) the smell or bouquet. 3. a characteristic, subtle quality. {Latin, from Greek: spice, sweet herb} …

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  • 15 a|ro|ma — «uh ROH muh», noun. 1. a pleasant, often spicy, odor; sweet smell; fragrance: »Just smell the aroma of the cake baking in the oven. SYNONYM(S): scent, perfume. 2. a distinctive fragrance or flavor: »the aroma of fresh coffee. SYNONYM(S): redole …

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  • 16 Subtler — Subtle Sub tle, a. [Compar. {Subtler}; superl. {Subtlest}.] [OE. sotil, subtil, OF. soutil, later subtil, F. subtil, L. subtilis; probably, originally, woven fine, and fr. sub under + tela a web, fr. texere to weave. See {Text}, and cf. {Subtile} …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 Subtlest — Subtle Sub tle, a. [Compar. {Subtler}; superl. {Subtlest}.] [OE. sotil, subtil, OF. soutil, later subtil, F. subtil, L. subtilis; probably, originally, woven fine, and fr. sub under + tela a web, fr. texere to weave. See {Text}, and cf. {Subtile} …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 QI — quality improvement; quality indicator; Quetelet Index * * * (che) [Mandarin Chinese “life energy”] one of the basic substances that according to traditional Chinese medicine pervade the body; a subtle influence or vital energy that is the… …

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  • 19 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 20 arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …

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