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nuance

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnuancenu‧ance /ˈnjuːɑːns $ ˈnuː-/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 DETAILa very slight, hardly noticeable difference in manner, colour, meaning etcsubtlety 🔊 He was aware of every nuance in her voice.nuance of 🔊 the painting’s delicate nuances of color, tone, and texture 🔊 subtle nuances of meaningnuanced adjective 🔊 a skilful and nuanced performance
Examples from the Corpus
nuanceIn a developing country, however, a number of additional nuances may exacerbate these issues.They now rely less on naff novelties and more on structure and nuance, while still retaining an Alec Gilroy-sense of showbiz.Television has no time for nuance or subtlety.The vivisystems I examine in this book are nearly bottomless complications, vast in range, and gigantic in nuance.We shall see how much or how little of local nuances it succeeded in conveying to the top authorities.There are layers of nuance and humor in her writing.Beauty was communication, each mote of light shaded with one nuance of meaning and each meaning had a colour.Yet the rich nuances of the voice clearly convey the message none the less.His voice is measured, but I invent my own tones, the nuances of criticism.subtle nuancesBut there are more subtle nuances in that story.Scientists now understand the subtle nuances of its genetic machinery.These additional flavor layers offer greater opportunities to marry the dish with the subtle nuances of a fine Cabernet Sauvignon or Merlot.
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