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War and Peace
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  • That evening, proud of Dolokhov’s proposal, her refusal, and her explanation with Nicholas, Sonya twirled about before she left home so that the maid could hardly get her hair plaited, and she was transparently radiant with impulsive joy.
  • And on its pages I saw a beautiful representation of a maiden in transparent garments and with a transparent body, flying up to the clouds.

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  • And on its pages I saw a beautiful representation of a maiden in transparent garments and with a transparent body, flying up to the clouds.
  • The bare twigs in the garden were hung with transparent drops which fell on the freshly fallen leaves.
  • Helene was wearing a white dress, transparent over her shoulders and bosom.
  • The bare trees, the sand, the bricks and roofs of the houses, the green church spire, and the corners of the white house in the distance, all stood out in the transparent air in most delicate outline and with unnatural clearness.

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as in: transparent shower door Define
able to be seen through with clarity
as in: transparent lie Define
obvious despite attempts to hide
as in: transparent decision making Define
easily observable or understood
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