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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
::: tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
::: leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
::: palatable - agreeable; pleasing to the taste
::: lackluster - lacking luster(shine; gloss); dull
::: abortive - unsuccessful; fruitless
::: fecundity - fertility; fruitfulness; ADJ. fecund: very productive of crops or young
::: canard - unfounded false rumor; exaggerated false report
::: scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
::: dregs - sediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue