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vaporous

(vā′por-ŭs) [L. vapor, steam]
Consisting of, pert. to, or producing vapors.
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There was even a touch of romance in her--of such romance as could creep into Limehouse Hole--and maybe sometimes of a summer evening, when she stood with folded arms at her shop- door, looking from the reeking street to the sky where the sun was setting, she may have had some vaporous visions of far-off islands in the southern seas or elsewhere (not being geographically particular), where it would be good to roam with a congenial partner among groves of bread-fruit, waiting for ships to be wafted from the hollow ports of civilization.
The terrible truth, which is rarely mentioned, is that meditation doesn't directly lead us to some vaporous, glazed-eyed peace.
It's hard to watch Loman and not be struck by the plights of many Americans today - the uncertainties of the workplace, inadequate health coverage, vaporous pension plans, insurance policies that say you're "worth more dead than alive."
Judging from the pervasive globs, currents and vaporous clouds of phosphorescent green toxicity, however, it's nothing very healthy.
New realms, new worlds, exulting Science claims, Still the dim future unexplored remains; Her trembling scales the far-off planet weigh, Her torturing prisms its elements betray, - We know what ores the fires of Sirius melt, What vaporous metals gild Orion's belt, .
Nonetheless, Monk's work--already vaporous, juxtapositional, and full of strange and wondrous sights and sounds when it is indoors--does not expand in the great outdoors.
But so thick and pervasive was the haze from the accidental fires of Indonesian forests that it seemed what would emerge from the vaporous mist wasn't just vengeful spirits, but Grendel and his mother.
Another photomontage, Bayonet, printed in vaporous charcoals, whites, and grays, shows the blackened head of a blown light bulb dangling between a woman's unnaturally distended, trunk-like thighs; it might have been culled from horror-movie versions of monstrously phallic femininity.
After about a minute, this vaporous outline vanished, along with the smoke.
The bulging cauliflower masses looked like the billowing sails of gargantuan galleons sliding past a background of titanic minarets, noble citadels and arched vaults and through the gaping portals of vaporous, craggy Himalayas, their shape-shifting alternately revealing and hiding chambers of uncannily dazzling whiteness.
"B" Linda Hart The First $20 Million Is Always the Hardest" demonstrates that the only thing more vaporous than the dreams expired in the dot-gone world is a movie that tries to turn dot-gone on its head with a wish-fulfilling, O.