But of all these biases, mumbling is the subtle, underappreciated one.
But it was the subtle things like his trademark side-smile or his formal “Mr. Torre” ways that had us swooning.
Most insta-polls reported Obama the winner, but viewers may have missed his subtle gestures of dominance.
As the project progressed, I felt a subtle change happening to me, as though I was picking up some of his spiritual magnetism.
He was a little more delicate than I was when a friend asked what I thought about the series: "It SUCKS," was my subtle response.
A subtle atmosphere distinguishes a town in England from a town in France, or even in Scotland.
He had breathed into the atmosphere a subtle malaria, and George had caught the disease.
His face seemed strangely chastened, and the voice which craved a private interview filled me somehow with subtle hope and joy.
Then, he bethought himself of a subtle form of rebuke by emphasizing his generosity.
His defence contains many superb passages and is a masterpiece of gentle irony and subtle exposure of error.
c.1300, sutel, soutil, in reference to things, "of thin consistency;" in reference to craftsmen, "skilled, clever," from Old French soutil, from Latin subtilis "fine, thin, delicate, finely woven," from sub "under" (see sub-) + -tilis, from tela "web" and texere "to weave" (see texture). The spelling with -b- reflects confusion with subtile. Most non-material senses were present by late 14c.