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A Christmas Carol
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  • His body was transparent; so that Scrooge, observing him, and looking through his waistcoat, could see the two buttons on his coat behind.
  • STAVE II: THE FIRST OF THE THREE SPIRITS WHEN Scrooge awoke, it was so dark, that looking out of bed, he could scarcely distinguish the transparent window from the opaque walls of his chamber.

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  • Scrooge asked the question, because he didn’t know whether a ghost so transparent might find himself in a condition to take a chair; and felt that in the event of its being impossible, it might involve the necessity of an embarrassing explanation.

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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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