Examples of opaque in a Sentence
- In the opening hour, a group of strangers receive a maddeningly opaque cell-phone summons to join a secret cross-country race with a $32 million prize. The thing is, the summons can also be a threat (one competitor's wife is possibly being help captive), and the consequences of falling behind are murderous. —Tom Gliatto, People, 23 Apr. 2007
- The reality facing Rory Stewart was that he was sent into a collapsed rural region in a country of which he knew almost nothing, and in which he had to find his way through a maze of opaque tribal and religious relationships. —Robert Skidelsky, New York Review of Books, 5 Oct. 2006
- Arborio rice, the kind that grows in the Po Valley and gave rise to the wonderful dish risotto, has a tiny opaque white pearl on the inside that remains al dente, and starch on the outside that the grains release during cooking, making a creamy sauce. —Corby Kummer, Atlantic, March 1993
the opaque water of the muddy river
somehow listeners seem to connect with the songwriter, despite his deeply personal, often opaque lyrics
Recent Examples of opaque from the Web
All three films come highly recommended to purveyors of the macabre, sexploitation freaks, and fans of Jacques Rivette, another French director who specialized in opaque, dreamlike narratives.
As needed, use more lemon juice, but keep the consistency thick and opaque.
Here, a peek inside the opaque world of the National Rifle Association’s leadership.
Amid a money-laundering inquiry the Holy See’s opaque finances came under unprecedented scrutiny.
Cook fillets, 2 at a time, 3 or 4 minutes per side or until golden and opaque in the center.
And now it's been awhile and that bubble is getting more transparent than opaque these days.
Place on a baking pan and bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until just barely opaque at the thickest part of the fish.
In reality, the Instagram pile-on was partially the result of one of the frequent complaints about Deciem products: An opaque, difficult-to-understand clinical product name.
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