Synonyms for vaporous

Grammar : Adj
Spell : vey-per-uh s
Phonetic Transcription : ˈveɪ pər əs

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Définition of vaporous

Origin :
  • late 14c., from Latin vaporus, from vapor (see vapor).
  • adj foggy
  • adj fanciful
  • adj airy
Example sentences :
  • It is an element which has no right to this country, except in a solid or vaporous state.
  • Extract from : « The Field of Ice » by Jules Verne
  • The air is close and vaporous; the domed chamber is damp and musty.
  • Extract from : « The Pearl of the Antilles, or An Artist in Cuba » by Walter Goodman
  • Under this vaporous pall, the fighting was sharp and desperate.
  • Extract from : « The Naval History of the United States » by Willis J. Abbot.
  • She was standing in the corridor, looking out at the vaporous English landscape.
  • Extract from : « The Letter of the Contract » by Basil King
  • How quiet it looked, and, under that vaporous veil, how profound and inscrutable!
  • Extract from : « The Crusade of the Excelsior » by Bret Harte
  • Oil paintings are only permissible when dreamy and vaporous in tint.
  • Extract from : « Social Life » by Maud C. Cooke
  • The whole world seemed to be lifted and swimming in vaporous brightness.
  • Extract from : « Sisters » by Kathleen Norris
  • She seemed also to be vaporous—all but her face and her radiant golden hair.
  • Extract from : « Pabo, The Priest » by Sabine Baring-Gould
  • My fear fell from me as if it had been a vaporous garment which dissolved in the warmth.
  • Extract from : « Dracula » by Bram Stoker
  • How freely they coursed through him, how fluid they were, how vaporous, how easy to breathe!
  • Extract from : « Swann's Way » by Marcel Proust

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