Sub"tly (?), adv.

In a subtle manner; slyly; artfully; cunningly.

Thou seest how subtly to detain thee I devise. Milton.

2.

Nicely; delicately.

In the nice bee what sense so subtly true. Pope.

Subtly communicating itself to my sensibilities, but evading the analysis of my mind. Hawthorne.

3.

Deceitfully; delusively.

[Obs.]

Shak.

 

© Webster 1913.

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