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  • I only made it through the first ten minutes - it seemed to involve a lot of diaphonous drapery.

    Wednesday: Blog about Women in Science & Technology

  • I just see mantras about this diaphonous "center" that, in the way you use it, seems to mean simply "that which would command a majority", but could also be interpreted as "I am conservative, and trying to bargain with increasingly strident opposition"

    CT-SEN: Lieberman Up 10 Points In New Poll

  • My masque's eyepieces are made from illum crystal, the perfect substance for capturing and magnifying the diaphonous tendrils of the visible Force.

    Collect Call From Coruscant

  • Some writers have muses with raven tresses, diaphonous gowns, supple breasts and ruby lips.

    Da Muse

  • In a diaphonous light, eight dogs rest on seven magnificent chairs.

    Dogs on chairs

  • In place of her somber “end of the world” garment, there was a diaphonous Greek chiton that seemed to have been spun from the sheerest thread—from cobwebs.

    Do Comets Dream?

  • A darling bundle of hot pink Gerbera daisies and satiny white mums and delicate greens, bound with a diaphonous moss green ribbon.

    weeme Diary Entry

  • Just as dinner was announced, Beth swept into the drawing-room in the best evening dress she had, a diaphonous black, set off by turquoise velvet, a combination which threw the beautiful milk-white of her skin into delicate relief.

    The Beth Book Being a Study of the Life of Elizabeth Caldwell Maclure, a Woman of Genius

  • Coralie, herself, set to the task of winning him, was as unconscious of the subtly diaphonous mechanism of the trap as he.

    Sally Bishop A Romance

  • It hung, diaphonous, in the dusty perspectives, but it gathered and thickened about the squares and places, and subdued all edges, so that nothing cut or hurt the vision.

    London Films

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