Subtilize

Definition of Subtilize

Sub´til`ize
v. t.1.To make thin or fine; to make less gross or coarse.
[imp. & p. p. Subtilized ; p. pr. & vb. n. Subtilizing .]
2.To refine; to spin into niceties; as, to subtilize arguments.
Nor as yet have we subtilized ourselves into savages.
- Burke.
v. i.1.To refine in argument; to make very nice distinctions.

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adulterate, analyze, attenuate, contradistinguish, cut, demarcate, demark, dematerialize, differentiate, dilute, discriminate, disembody, distinguish, divide, draw the line, emacerate, emaciate, enervate, etherealize, expand, mark the interface, pick out, rarefy, sap, screen, screen out, segregate, select, separate, set a limit, set apart, set off, sever, severalize, sieve, sieve out, sift, sift out, sort, sort out, spiritualize, split hairs, subdivide, thin, thin away, thin down, thin out, water, water down, weaken, winnow
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