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    opaque - Dictionary definition and meaning for word opaque

    (adj) not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; impenetrable to sight
    Example Sentence
    • opaque windows of the jail
    • opaque to X-rays
    (adj) not clearly understood or expressed
    Synonyms : unintelligible
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for opaque

The OPening wAs QUEstionable because no light was coming through. Therefore, it was OPAQUE.

OP(opposite) and AQUE(aqua)-- opposite of water -- means not transparent.

Just think of an opal, which is a stone that isn't clear or lucid

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