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diaphanous
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War and Peace
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  • The wide expanse that opened out before the heights on which the Russian batteries stood guarding the bridge was at times veiled by a diaphanous curtain of slanting rain, and then, suddenly spread out in the sunlight, far-distant objects could be clearly seen glittering as though freshly varnished.

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  • Her dress was white and silver too, as diaphanous as a sheet of ice; one could glimpse her body through it, though not clearly.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • I see the world through a diaphanous curtain of blood.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave

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