verb (used with object), o·paqued, o·paqu·ing.
Origin of opaque
Synonyms for opaque
Examples from the Web for opaquely
Contemporary Examples of opaquely
Netanyahu asked the public to support the prisoner release, opaquely explaining that it was “for the good of the country.”Why Did Netanyahu Release Palestinian Prisoners?
August 6, 2013
Historical Examples of opaquely
After they had subsided into their seats, Chet's opaquely bluish eyes made another tour of inspection, in curiosity and wonder.David Harum
Edward Noyes Westcott
A lamp was burning on a wall-shelf, but its flickering flame barely threw a glow above the top of the opaquely smoked chimney.Down the Yellowstone
Lewis R. Freeman
verb opaques, opaquing or opaqued (tr)
Word Origin for opaque
early 15c., opake, from Latin opacus "shaded, in the shade, shady, dark, darkened, obscure," of unknown origin. Spelling influenced after c.1650 by French opaque (c.1500), from the Latin. Figurative use from 1761. Related: Opaquely; opaqueness.