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Sample sentences for the GRE study word diaphanous

diaphanous can be used as a adj

1.The little light fades the immense and diaphanous shadows. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2.It was a wild, cold, seasonable night of March, with a pale moon, lying on her back as though the wind had tilted her, and a flying wrack of the most diaphanous and lawny texture. - from Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
3.The water shone pacifically the sky, without a speck, was a benign immensity of unstained light the very mist on the Essex marshes was like a gauzy and radiant fabric, hung from the wooded rises inland, and draping the low shores in diaphanous folds. - from Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

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