GRE Word List

SUBTLETY

the quality or state of being subtle

The meaning of the word subtlety is the quality or state of being subtle.

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WordMeaning
vicariousexperienced or realized through imaginative or sympathetic participation in the experience of another
massthe liturgy of the Eucharist (see eucharist
visionaryhaving or marked by foresight and imagination
bifurcateddivided into two branches or parts
staminathe bodily or mental capacity to sustain a prolonged stressful effort or activity : endurance
impietythe quality or state of being impious : irreverence
rompone that romps
idioman expression in the usage of a language that is peculiar to itself either in having a meaning that cannot be derived from the conjoined meanings of its elements (such as up in the air for "undecided") or in its grammatically atypical use of words (such as give way)
glitterto shine by reflection with many small flashes of brilliant light : sparkle
transparenthaving the property of transmitting light without appreciable scattering so that bodies lying beyond are seen clearly : pellucid