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subtilize

sub·til·ize

subtilize

 
pronunciation:
suh tih laIz
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: subtilized, subtilizes, subtilizing
definition 1: to make (an argument or the like) more subtle.
definition 2: to make (the mind or senses) more discerning or elevated.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to discuss, argue, or propound with subtlety; make fine distinctions.
similar words:
refine
derivations: subtilization (n.), subtilizer (n.)