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Synonyms for nuance
ˈnu ɑns, ˈnyu-, nuˈɑns, nyu-nu·ance

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nuance, nicety, shade, subtlety, refinementnoun

    a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude

    "without understanding the finer nuances you can't enjoy the humor"; "don't argue about shades of meaning"

    Synonyms:
    cultivation, wraith, shade, refinement, shadiness, polish, refining, rightness, specter, ghost, purification, tincture, tint, shadowiness, nicety, culture, civilization, spectre, spook, civilisation, elaboration, subtlety, tone, finish, justness, niceness, tad

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  1. List of paraphrases for "nuance":

    hue, shade, grade, undertone

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How to use nuance in a sentence?

  1. Ry Cooder:

    The blues is so expressive - nostalgic but not sentimental, mournful but not pathetic, so humble and close to the earth. It's a nuance-filled thing.

  2. Henry Cavill:

    Never would I intend to disrespect in any way, shape or form, this experience has taught me a valuable lesson as to the context and the nuance of editorial liberties. I look forward to clarifying my position in the future towards a subject that it so vitally important and in which I wholeheartedly support.

  3. Adam Valdez:

    We do a lot of painstaking research into how real animals move, how their muscles and skin behave ... and then in the computer, we recreate all these things, an artist, like an animator, has to sit down and actually hand animate that eye, hand animate that face so that every little subtle nuance is represented.

  4. Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn:

    You know politics doesn't involve as much nuance as Pope Francis was giving to all those subjects so I think people are going to look for things they can glom onto to say,' This supports what we've been trying to say,'.

  5. Alison Trenk:

    Validate the strong feelings first so you can talk through the nuance of intimate relationships.


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