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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CLARITY

No dampness or phosphorus impaired the clarity of its walls.

When he had first come into contact with her mind, he was astonished at its clarity.

"Oh, no," she answered, turning on him the clarity of her glance.

The clarity of understanding between them was inexpressibly precious to him.

Some index entries have been re-sequenced to allow for clarity of sub-entries.

Through these windows Dorn saw with a clarity that flattered him.

The periods of clarity were fewer, now, and shorter when they came.

Clarity and simplicity have been the objects kept constantly in view.

There was a magnificence of vigor in my body, and a magnificence of vision and clarity in my brain.

She proceeded in a low tone, the words slower, as if she laboured for precision and clarity.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, clarte "brightness," from Old French clarté "clarity, brightness," from Latin claritas "brightness, splendor," also, of sounds, "clearness;" figuratively "celebrity, renown, fame," from clarare "make clear," from clarus "clear" (see clear (adj.)). Modern form is early 15c., perhaps a reborrowing from Latin. Meaning "clearness" is from 1610s.

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