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adjective as in diaphanous

adjective as in sheer

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A 2020 study found that the filtration efficacy of single-layer face masks made out of textiles such as cotton, chiffon, flannel, or silk varies a lot, and it can be as low as 5 percent, depending on the fabric.

Davis showcased that he’s capable of sensually displaying skin in elegant frames – from halter neck tops and cutouts to a chiffon translucent gown.

Elena Zelayeta, the San Francisco cookbook author and radio personality, cooked them enchiladas suizas and chiffon cake.

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One 1918 example, in wispy silk chiffon and lace is even trimmed in mink!

The acrobat was twirling during her performance, suspended by a chiffon scarf.

The dress is a classic, with its soft, lavender hue, chiffon fabric, and minimalist shape.

What looked like ethnic or folk iconography was seen in the brightest of colors on suede, lace, and silk chiffon.

As her website boasts, the collection features “silk charmeuse, chiffon, and stretch wovens.”

The hostess wore a gown of black chiffon trimmed with pale blue that looked simple and was not.

Ronald looked at the mass of chiffon and the quivering fall of drapery before him and smiled.

This was the first time Barbara had spread her dainty chiffon wings in the air of the great north woods.

While her new protector was away, Barbara not only made the suggested changes, but she did marvels with the chiffon.

Her beautiful throat and shoulders rose in statuesque whiteness from the mist of chiffon that encircled them.


On this page you'll find 115 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to chiffon, such as: clear, cobweblike, delicate, filmy, flimsy, and gauzy.

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