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Making excessively fine distinctions.‘an oversubtle argument’
scholarly, learned, academic, erudite, donnishView synonyms
- ‘A Franciscan of Tournai reported that, though untrained in theology, the Beguines rejoiced in new and oversubtle ideas.’
- ‘Does it really count as ‘oversubtle’ to see that Cebes is saying that he doesn't trust the arguments?’
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