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Diaphanous

Meaning: So thin as to transmit light

Sep 26, 2016 11:48 IST
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Meaning:  So thin as to transmit light

 

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The diaphanous curtains let the sunlight enter the room in morning.  

Pronunciation: dahy-af-uh-nuh s

Usage/Example: 1. Hiding at least some of her emotions behind diaphanous masks then seems a necessary, if flimsy, defence. (Source: Uncut.co.uk (blog))

2. From this bewilderment, the main melody emerges. Its ravishing beauty mutates in unexpected ways with diaphanous ornamentations. (Source: NPR)

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