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Diaphanous in a sentence

Wearing a diaphanous gown trimmed with baby.
diaphanous, intended to be worn over a linen sheath.
The diaphanous deity gathered numerous Maruts about himself.
They have made the real world uninhabitable, because it is judgmentally diaphanous.
The beetle clattered open its wing cases, pointing with one of its thin, diaphanous wings.
When running, the wind lifted the diaphanous material, revealing perfectly formed gluteus maxima.
There was nothing but the soundings of the sea, the hissing whishes of breaking waves, the lap of diaphanous surf on the shore.

Shivering into the scummed reflection, she looked frailer with each ripple of conversation and more diaphanous with every searching.
Urit turned his head to look back at the entrance way and the TScreen moved seamlessly with his sight, while also remaining diaphanous.
When the dealers and stealers of information render us virtually diaphanous, there ceases to be secret selves that we have a right to reveal.
But now something new was floating out of the fog – it was a girl, the diaphanous whiteness of her gown flowing in a light mist over her golden body.
'It's you, isn't it? I remember you from… from… before,' he said, struggling to hold the diaphanous image of a white-clad nymph that now drifted through his consciousness.
Like a delightful hologram, the diaphanous image of the chanting nymph was now rotating slowly in the sun-dappled light, the maggot growing in size and vigour with each repetition of her mantra.
In their chants of, Hey, Hey, Ho, Ho, Western Civ Has Got To Go the rebels of the sixties believed that the diaphanous rhetoric of their rebellion included a total rejection of religion in all its forms.
This phantom wore many faces, but it always had golden hair, was enveloped in a diaphanous cloud, and floated airily before his mind's eye in a pleasing chaos of roses, peacocks, white ponies, and blue ribbons.
But the silence was diaphanous in the four o’clock heat, and through the bedroom window one could see the outline of the old city with the afternoon sun at its back, its golden domes, its sea in flames all the way to Jamaica.
The diaphanous thoughts and feelings that lurk beneath the surface of the mind help us to grow in integrity and wholeness, she now understood, but the need for self-honesty and accountability was vital if the natural process of psychic growing was to occur.
Everything about her was large and intense: her siren’s thighs, her slow-burning skin, her astonished breasts, her diaphanous gums with their perfect teeth, her whole body radiating a vapor of good health that was the human odor Fermina Daza had discovered in her husband’s clothing.
Then he knew that they had rounded the cape of good hope, and he took her large, soft hand again and covered it with forlorn little kisses, first the hard metacarpus, the long, discerning fingers, the diaphanous nails, and then the hieroglyphics of her destiny on her perspiring palm.
The wide expanse that opened out before the heights on which the Russian batteries stood guarding the bridge was at times veiled by a diaphanous curtain of slanting rain, and then, suddenly spread out in the sunlight, far-distant objects could be clearly seen glittering as though freshly varnished.

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Synonyms for diaphanous

cobwebby diaphanous filmy gauzy gossamer sheer transparent vaporous

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