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Correct spelling:
semitransparent (adjective)
semitransparent, milky, gauzy, misty, filmy, semi-opaque, foggy, cloudy, unclear, bleary, veiled, hazy, semi-opalescent, murky, limpid, fuzzy.
transparent (adjective)
revealing, crystalline, glassy, transparent, limpid, lucid, lucent, translucent, filmy, clear.
Other synonyms:
transparent, see through, cobwebby, vaporous, thin, gossamer, filmy, gauzy, sheer.
Examples of usage:
  1. But I am now inclined to believe that the glamour which made the prospect seen from the cliff- edge so rich, was largely due to the diaphanous impediment to complete vision. - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
  2. For she would seem a woman and would be like some women we have known, beautiful with blue flower- like eyes, pale gold or honey- coloured hair; very white of skin, almost diaphanous, so delicate as to make all other skins appear coarse and made of clay. Leightonian, - "Afoot in England", W.H. Hudson.
  3. reproduction could give the exquisite texture of the wings, the wandering red veins, the almost diaphanous membrane, the furry body,- a miracle of patience and softness. No bat's - "Holbein", Beatrice Fortescue.

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