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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Shades of difference, minute variations, delicate gradations, subtle distinctions.

Usage examples (36)
  • He declined to read what he called nuances into the president's additional remarks on Saturday.
  • I've had to explain nuances of American English to Europeans who were offended by some posts.
  • Zeman does not speak in Southern nuances and is not your traditional Memphis business executive.
  • Earthy, rugged tones were present, and the fruit revealed itself in nuances that built on top of one another through several sips. for more
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