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English adjective: transparent

1. transparent transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity


SamplesThe cold crystalline water of melted snow.
Crystal clear skies.
Could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool.
Lucid air.
A pellucid brook.
Transparent crystal.


Synonymscrystal clear, crystalline, limpid, lucid, pellucid


Similarclear


Antonymsopaque

2. transparent so thin as to transmit light


SamplesA hat with a diaphanous veil.
Filmy wings of a moth.
Gauzy clouds of dandelion down.
Gossamer cobwebs.
Sheer silk stockings.
Transparent chiffon.
Vaporous silks.


Synonymscobwebby, diaphanous, filmy, gauze-like, gauzy, gossamer, see-through, sheer, vaporous, vapourous


Similarthin


Antonymsthick

3. transparent free of deceit


Synonymsguileless


Similarsquare, straight


Antonymscorrupt, crooked

4. transparent easily understood or seen through (because of a lack of subtlety)


SamplesA transparent explanation.
A transparent lie.


Similarobvious


Antonymsunobvious









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