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Definition of the verb subtilise

What does subtilise mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: subtilised | subtilising | subtilises

  1. make (senses) more keen
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • alternative spelling: subtilize
    • more generic words: heighten / sharpen = make (one's senses) more acute

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Google previewAmerican Encyclopedic Dictionary (1897)

subtilise. 3914. subnrbial. Bub -tll-l%e (or as But 1-Iie), «. «.4i. [Fr. «ufr- UUser.] A. Transitive: 1. /.if. ; To make floe or thin ; to make lees gross or coarse. "Chyle, being mixed with the choler and pancreatick juice*, la further subtilized." —Ray ...

Google previewAn Universal Etymological English Dictionary (1731)

... by N. Bailey, ... by Nathan Bailey

[subtilise,. F. of. subtili-. SU'BTILITY J" tas, L.] Craft, sharpness of Wit; a subtle Trick, a cunning Fetch, a Quirk. To.SUBTRA'CT [fubtraSum, L.] to deduct, or take from. SUBTRA'CTION [in Arithmetick] is the taking one thing from another, to find the ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of English Inflected Words, with the Syllabication of All the Words According to a System Founded on Well-defined Principles (1877)

And the System of Syllabication as Applied to Poetry and the Scansion of Verse. Forming Part II of The Handy English Word Book by James Stormonth

- tilities; subtilise v., -til is est, -tilises, -tilistedst, -tilising, -til. ised, -izd ; sub%til-is-a %tion ...

Google previewThe Clarendon dictionary (1883)

by William Hand Browne

Subtilise, Bub'til-îz. r.t. (o make subtile. — r.t. to refine in argument. — n. subtilisation. Subtle, sut'l, a. crafty; cunning. — adv. subtly;— n. subtlety, subtleness. Subtract, eub-trakt', v.t. to take away from the rest: deduct. Subtraction , sub-trak'shun, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge (1806)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

[subtilise, Fr. fruit) subtile.) 1.

Google previewEtymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of Difficult Words (1882)

by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

Subtilise (R. xxxi.) ...

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Scrabble value of S1U1B3T1I1L1I1S1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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