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opaque
used in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

4 uses
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Definition
not able to see through at all
  • The squat windows of his basement apartment were always grimy, opaque with steel-factory soot and ash, but in the spring there were lilacs blooming, sprays of white and lavender pressing against the glass, their scent drifting in like light.
    p. 5.9
opaque = not able to see through at all
  • A film closed over the past as she spoke, a barrier as brittle and fragile as ice forming. It would grow and strengthen. It would become impenetrable, opaque.
    p. 88.5
  • opaque = impossible to see through
  • So beautiful, the bones of his small son, opaque yet appearing here as if they were filled with light, translucent images floating in the darkness of his office, as strong and as delicate as the intertwined branches of a tree.
    p. 152.9
  • They did not see her, her husband and her son; their eyes were on the fire and on the ocean, smooth as opaque glass at this hour.
    p. 179.8

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