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transparent
Used in
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • It is quite too transparent, and it was a very bad compliment when you said that it was impossible for me to solve so simple a question.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • When he told us of a man in a pew, of the change in the bride’s manner, of so transparent a device for obtaining a note as the dropping of a bouquet, of her resort to her confidential maid, and of her very significant allusion to claim-jumping—which in miners’ parlance means taking possession of that which another person has a prior claim to—the whole situation became absolutely clear.  (not reviewed by editor)

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