Sentence Examples


  • She wore a flowing, diaphanous gown and had long, wavy, bronze colored hair.
  • 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.
  • Beyond the head, the stone wall seemed to have been carved in bas-relief with active young ladies in diaphanous dresses.
  • Included are figures of ancient Egyptian royalty in diaphanous gowns, Greek peasants and Roman senators in traditional draped attire.
  • The first and most notable is that the great majority of fairies are not tiny pretty beings with diaphanous wings.

What's another word for diaphanous?

comments powered by Disqus