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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PELLUCID

Peter was silent for a while, aware of the pellucid meaning of her "it."

He believes in making music as pellucid to the hearers as clear water.

Pellucid: colored, but transparent: sometimes applied when there is no color.

Soon they were all joyously stamping and dancing in what had so lately been a pellucid pool.

Often the air is calm and pellucid, without a single cloud on high.

Lucid and pellucid refer to a shining clearness, as of crystal.

On the other side was the Rhone, blue, and pellucid, and beautiful as the sky above.

Salt-water pans are pellucid and clear, as the inexperienced may find at his cost.

She dipped the toes of her arched foot into the pellucid stream.

The one is coloured by the peat of the mosses; the other is of pellucid purity.

WORD ORIGIN

"transparent, translucent," 1610s, from Latin pellucidus "transparent," from pellucere "shine through," from per- "through" (see per) + lucere "to shine" (see light (n.)). Related: Pellucidly; pellucidity.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PELLUCID

bright

adjectivesunny, clear (weather)
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