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Word of the Day: Diaphanous


Today’s word is brought to you by July’s hot and humid weather.

Diaphanous [dahy-afuh-nuhs] (adj.):

1. very sheer and light; almost completely transparent or translucent.

2. delicately hazy.


In spite of her light blouse and her diaphanous skirt, Emily’s sweat was dripping from every pore.


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