To better see all uses of the word
The Mill on the Floss
please enable javascript.

Used In
The Mill on the Floss
Show Multiple Meanings
Go to Book Vocabulary

unspecified meaning
  • Philip felt that he ought to have been thoroughly happy in that answer of hers; she was as open and transparent as a rock-pool.
  • From having considered them very respectful companions, amenable to instruction, she had begun to think that they meant perhaps to kill her as soon as it was dark, and cut up her body for gradual cooking; the suspicion crossed her that the fierce-eyed old man was in fact the Devil, who might drop that transparent disguise at any moment, and turn either into the grinning blacksmith, or else a fiery-eyed monster with dragon’s wings.

  • There are no more uses of "transparent" in the book.

To see samples from other sources, click a word sense below:
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
Show Multiple Meanings
Go to Book Vocabulary . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading