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subtle

US [ˈsʌt(ə)l]
UK ['sʌt(ə)l]
  • adj.不易察觉的;不明显的;微妙的;机智的
  • Web精巧的;细微的;精细的
Comparative Degree:subtler  Superlative:subtlest  
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adj.
1.
不易察觉的;不明显的;微妙的not very noticeable or obvious
subtle colours/flavours/smells, etc.
淡淡的色彩、味道、气味等
There are subtle differences between the two versions.
两个版本之间有一些细微的差异。
She's been dropping subtle hints about what she'd like as a present.
她不断隐隐暗示她喜欢什么样的礼物。
2.
机智的;机巧的;狡猾的behaving in a clever way, and using indirect methods, in order to achieve sth
I decided to try a more subtle approach.
我决定智取。
3.
巧妙的organized in a clever way
a subtle plan
巧妙的计划
a subtle use of lighting in the play
灯光在剧中的巧妙运用
4.
敏锐的;头脑灵活的good at noticing and understanding things
The job required a subtle mind.
那项工作需要一个头脑敏锐的人去做。

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