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opaque

adjective uk   /əʊˈpeɪk/ us    /oʊ-/
preventing light from travelling through, and therefore not transparent or translucent: opaque glass/tightsOpaque formal describes writing or speech that is difficult to understand: I find her poetry rather opaque.Difficult to understandComplicated and difficult to doPuzzle and confuse
opaquely
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Transparent
(Definition of opaque from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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