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Then he saw that this emptiness was lined and laced with filmy striations, like cellophane.

Her long, filmy white summer dress fell nearly to her ankles.

If a gorgeous color is worn as a dress, it will be covered with filmy lace.

Through the filmy atmosphere to recognise them was impossible.

A sort of filmy fog had arisen over the ocean, which hid the stars from sight.

Then something came into his filmy eyes which she knew was a smile.

He had opened his eyes to filmy heavens, and taken his first walk on asphalt.

She ran to him, pityingly stroked the scar, looked down at him with filmy eyes.

It had not that filmy, whitish appearance which distinguishes the latter phenomenon.

Do not vanish from my sight, do not become a filmy cloud and dissolve in ether!

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from film (n.) + -y (2). Related: Filminess.

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