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1‘a transparent plastic film’
see-through, clear, translucent, pellucid, crystal clear, crystalline, limpid, glassy, glass-like, liquid
2‘a transparent dress’
filmy, gauzy, fine, sheer, light, lightweight, thin, flimsy, see-through, diaphanous, chiffony, gossamer, delicate
3‘the symbolism of this myth is transparent’
obvious, explicit, unambiguous, unequivocal, clear, lucid, straightforward, plain, apparent, unmistakable, manifest, conspicuous, patent, indisputable, self-evident
blatant, flagrant, obvious, patent, manifest, undisguised, unconcealed, barefaced, glaring, shameless, brazen, bold, unmistakable, clear, plain, visible, noticeable, recognizable, distinct, evident, apparent, perceptible, discernible, palpable
5‘parliament should render government transparent’
frank, open, candid, honest, direct, forthright, unreserved, plain-spoken, straight, straightforward, ingenuous, innocent, guileless, simple, artless
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