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English adjective: lucid

1. lucid (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable

SamplesWrites in a limpid style.
Lucid directions.
A luculent oration.
Pellucid prose.
A crystal clear explanation.
A perspicuous argument.

Synonymscrystal clear, limpid, luculent, pellucid, perspicuous


Domain categorylanguage, linguistic communication


2. lucid having a clear mind

SamplesA lucid moment in his madness.



3. lucid capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent manner

SamplesA lucid thinker.
She was more coherent than she had been just after the accident.

Synonymscoherent, logical



4. lucid transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity

SamplesThe cold crystalline water of melted snow.
Crystal clear skies.
Could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool.
Lucid air.
A pellucid brook.
Transparent crystal.

Synonymscrystal clear, crystalline, limpid, pellucid, transparent



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