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dahy a fuh nis

  • s  so thin as to transmit light
    a hat with a diaphanous veil

  • The Bride's gown had a diaphanous and airy quality which made it a perfect choice for a summer wedding.
  • The diaphanous windows of the tower light up the stairway and was also able to withstand the hailstorm.
  • Linda stalked the stage in a diaphanous dress with blue lipstick and red earrings.

  • James Carpenter in Voice of America
    This form that I'm holding is a sort of very delicate, diaphanous metal structure that floats inside that glass volume,Carpenter says, "and the purpose is to take daylight coming down through this oculus or skylight at the roof, passing...

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