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Search phrase: subtle


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As You Like ItAYL I.iii.75She is too subtle for thee, and her smoothness,She is too subtile for thee, and her smoothnes;
CoriolanusCor I.x.17Bolder, though not so subtle. My valour's poisonedBolder, though not so subtle: my valors poison'd,
CoriolanusCor V.ii.20Like to a bowl upon a subtle ground,Like to a Bowle vpon a subtle ground
CymbelineCym III.iii.40We are beastly: subtle as the fox for prey,We are beastly; subtle as the Fox for prey,
Henry IV Part 11H4 I.iii.167Wherein you range under this subtle King!Wherein you range vnder this subtill King.
Henry VI Part 22H6 II.i.103A subtle knave! But yet it shall not serve.A subtill Knaue, but yet it shall not serue:
Henry VI Part 22H6 V.i.191A subtle traitor needs no sophister.A subtle Traitor needs no Sophister.
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.i.33For Warwick is a subtle orator,For Warwicke is a subtle Orator:
Henry VIIIH8 I.i.160As he is subtle, and as prone to mischiefAs he is subtile, and as prone to mischiefe,
Julius CaesarJC II.i.175And let our hearts, as subtle masters do,And let our Hearts, as subtle Masters do,
Love's Labour's LostLLL IV.iii.318Subtle as Sphinx; as sweet and musicalSubtill as Sphinx, as sweet and musicall,
MacbethMac III.i.95Distinguishes the swift, the slow, the subtle,Distinguishes the swift, the slow, the subtle,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.i.93politic? Am I subtle? Am I a Machiavel? Shall I losepoliticke? Am I subtle? Am I a Machiuell? Shall I loose
OthelloOth II.i.235– a slipper and subtle knave, a finder-out of occasions;A slipper, and subtle knaue, a finder of occasion:
OthelloOth IV.ii.20That cannot say as much. This is a subtle whore,That cannot say as much. This is a subtile Whore:
Richard IIIR3 I.i.37As I am subtle, false, and treacherous,As I am Subtle, False, and Treacherous,
Richard IIIR3 III.i.152Was not incensed by his subtle motherWas not incensed by his subtile Mother,
Richard IIIR3 III.v.36We live to tell it, that the subtle traitorWe liue to tell it, that the subtill Traytor
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.172Thy age confirmed, proud, subtle, sly, and bloody,Thy Age confirm'd, proud, subtle, slye, and bloody,
The TempestTem II.i.44It must needs be of subtle, tender, and delicateIt must needs be of subtle, tender, and delicate
The TempestTem II.i.47Ay, and a subtle, as he most learnedlyI, and a subtle, as he most learnedly
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.431Here's gold. Go, suck the subtle blood o'th' grapeHeere's Gold. Go, sucke the subtle blood o'th'Grape,
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.511Is not thy kindness subtle-covetous,Is not thy kindnesse subtle, couetous,
Titus AndronicusTit I.i.395How comes it that the subtle Queen of GothsHow comes it that the subtile Queene of Gothes,
Titus AndronicusTit II.iii.198What, art thou fallen? What subtle hole is this,What art thou fallen? / What subtile Hole is this,
Titus AndronicusTit V.iii.83When subtle Greeks surprised King Priam's Troy.When subtilGreekes surpriz'd King Priams Troy:
Troilus and CressidaTC IV.iv.86Nor play at subtle games – fair virtues all,Nor play at subtill games; faire vertues all;
Troilus and CressidaTC V.ii.154Admits no orifex for a point as subtleAdmits no Orifex for a point as subtle,
Twelfth NightTN I.v.286With an invisible and subtle stealth,With an inuisible, and subtle stealth
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG IV.ii.92Thou subtle, perjured, false, disloyal man,Thou subtile, periur'd, false, disloyall man:


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A Lover's ComplaintLC.302 ‘ In him a plenitude of subtle matter, In him a plenitude of subtle matter,
The Passionate PilgrimPP.18.9 Lest she some subtle practice smell – Least she some subtill practise smell,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.101 Nor read the subtle-shining secrecies Nor read the subtle shining secrecies,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.926 Swift subtle post, carrier of grisly care, Swift subtle post, carrier of grieslie care,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.957 To mock the subtle in themselves beguiled, To mocke the subtle in themselues beguild,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1541 ‘ For even as subtle Sinon here is painted. For euen as subtill SINON here is painted,


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curioushidden, subtle, minute
deepsubtle, intricate, complex
finesubtle, intricate
nicefine, precise, particular, subtle
sharpsubtle, delicate, acute
subtletricky, deceptive, treacherous
subtlerefined, rarefied, very fine
subtlecrafty, cunning, wily
subtlefine, thin, slender


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Themes and Topics

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Ly...i 159 he is equal ravenous / as he is subtle exceeding ce i i 57 their...
Classical mythology...i 155 admits no orifex for a point as subtle / as ariachne' s broken woof to enter...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
SUBTLEBASICsubtle adj, subtlety n, subtly adv
SUBTLEINTENSITYsubtle-shining adj, super-subtle adj
SUBTLEMINDsubtle-witted adj
SUBTLESTATEsubtle-covetous adj, subtle-potent adj


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