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gauzy

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1 being of a material lacking in sturdiness or substance
  • gauzy spiderwebs

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2 very thin and easy to see through
  • gauzy curtains that let plenty of light through

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3 not seen or understood clearly
  • I have only a gauzy recollection of those long-ago events

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4 filled with or dimmed by fine particles (as of dust or water) in suspension
  • the valley was bathed in the soft gauzy light of an October morn

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“Gauzy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gauzy. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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