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transparent
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition
easily observable or understood
  • The wiser effort would have been to diffuse thought and imagination through the opaque substance of to-day, and thus to make it a bright transparency; to spiritualise the burden that began to weigh so heavily; to seek, resolutely, the true and indestructible value that lay hidden in the petty and wearisome incidents, and ordinary characters with which I was now conversant.
    Introductory (82% in)
transparency = something easily observable and understood
  • —then, at some inevitable moment, will the soul of the sufferer be dissolved, and flow forth in a dark but transparent stream, bringing all its mysteries into the daylight.
    Chapter 9 — The Leech (66% in)
transparent = easily observable or understood
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