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::: subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
::: filigree - delicate ornamental lacelike metalwork
::: thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
::: cerebral - pertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum
::: infallible - unerring; never making mistakes
::: pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
::: oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
::: exhilarating - invigorating and refreshing; cheering; V. exhilarate: make cheerful and excited; Ex. exhilarated by the ride in the sports car
::: decrepitude - state of collapse or weakness caused by illness or old age
::: fertile - producing many young, fruits, or seeds; (of land) producing good crops; V. fertilize