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diaphanous
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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  • It was a wild, cold, seasonable night of March, with a pale moon, lying on her back as though the wind had tilted her, and a flying wrack of the most diaphanous and lawny texture.

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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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