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Far from the Madding Crowd
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opaque
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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as in: opaque shower door Define
not able to see through at all
  • The waggon and its load rolled no longer on the horizontal division between clearness and opacity, but were imbedded in an elastic body of a monotonous pallor throughout.

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  • They are engineering a window that can convert from transparent to opaque with the push of a button.
  • Regulator are concerned that the true risks faced by large financial institutions are opaque due to the complexity of modern financial instruments.

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unspecified meaning
  • A morning mist hung over it now—a fulsome yet magnificent silvery veil, full of light from the sun, yet semi-opaque—the hedge behind it being in some measure hidden by its hazy luminousness.

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as in: opaque shower door Define
not able to see through at all
as in: opaque explanation Define
difficult or impossible to understand -- especially due to complexity or obscurity
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