Usage examples for transparent

  1. And thus beautifully runs our pure transparent life along, under the blooming curtains of May; and in our modest pleasure, we look with timidity neither behind us nor before; as people who are lifting treasure gaze not round at the road they came, or the road they are going. – The Campaner Thal and Other Writings by Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
  2. Transparent stockings, stretched to breaking point. – Ulysses by James Joyce
  3. Everything in her life was so transparent. – Best Russian Short Stories by Various
  4. It's a perfectly transparent dodge. – The School by the Sea by Angela Brazil
  5. His wing covers, on the other hand, were round and transparent. – African Camp Fires by Stewart Edward White
  6. L. No; unless in the case of a transparent substance. – The Ethics of the Dust by John Ruskin
  7. He had added, in the transparent self- justification of selfish youth, " And I'll pay it back to him every cent." – Hillsboro People by Dorothy Canfield
  8. " My dear Ulrica," said Lady Ormstork in her superior fashion, " how could you allow yourself to be taken in by such a transparent pretence? – A Poached Peerage by William Magnay
  9. Phoebe- who had seemed so transparent, and whom, as he now realised, no one but Archelaus had ever really known.... – Secret Bread by F. Tennyson Jesse
  10. She really appreciated the things she saw, though she only saw them through as much of Ted's mind as was transparent to her at the moment. – Audrey Craven by May Sinclair
  11. Nietzsche is one of the supreme masters of language, in a literature which counts very few masters of language, and the beauty of his style is transparent even in the disguise of a foreign translation. – German Problems and Personalities by Charles Sarolea
  12. Who wanted to be a simple, transparent fellow, whom any one could lead? – The Love Affairs of Pixie by Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
  13. This will render it perfectly clear and transparent. – Young's Demonstrative Translation of Scientific Secrets by Daniel Young
  14. With this highly transparent ruse Barton expressed his content. – The Mark Of Cain by Andrew Lang
  15. The story, as used in the nursery, has a transparent purpose. – The Moral Instruction of Children by Felix Adler
  16. A platform of a substance resembling glascite- transparent; and with a glascite shield V- shaped in front to break the rush of wind and yet give vision. – Tarrano the Conqueror by Raymond King Cummings
  17. You mean it was transparent? – The Flying Saucers are Real by Donald Keyhoe
  18. Those who felt any desire to speak, after they had been stricken by the gaze of Lazarus, described the change that had come over them somewhat like this: All objects seen by the eye and palpable to the hand became empty, light and transparent, as though they were light shadows in the darkness; and this darkness enveloped the whole universe. – Best Russian Short Stories by Various
  19. Senator North is the reverse of transparent, but sometimes he goes to the point in a manner which leaves nothing to be desired. – Senator North by Gertrude Atherton
  20. His figure became red, white, transparent, dazzling- a blaze of intense light- rose, trembled, and disappeared. – Famous Stories Every Child Should Know by Various