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synonyms for perspicuous

  • apparent
  • clear-cut
  • comprehensible
  • crystal
  • crystal-clear
  • distinct
  • easily understood
  • explicit
  • intelligible
  • limpid
  • lucent
  • lucid
  • luminous
  • pellucid
  • plain
  • self-evident
  • straightforward
  • transparent
  • unambiguous
  • unblurred
  • understandable
See also synonyms for: perspicuousness
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antonyms for perspicuous

MOST RELEVANT
  • obscure
  • unclear
  • vague
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How to use perspicuous in a sentence

Bunyan he admired for his genius and perspicuous style rather than for his sentiments.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME XIIIJOHN LORD
Mr. Hardy, in a very eloquent and perspicuous opening, stated the facts of the case.
YORKSHIRE ODDITIES, INCIDENTS AND STRANGE EVENTSS. BARING-GOULD
The sermon delivered was simple, perspicuous, and well calculated to fix the attention of the audience.
THE SHEEPFOLD AND THE COMMON, VOL. II (OF 2)TIMOTHY EAST
They seem to me to be perspicuous and intelligible in every part and in every sentence.
A REPORT OF THE DEBATES AND PROCEEDINGS IN THE SECRET SESSIONS OF THE CONFERENCE CONVENTIONLUCIUS EUGENE CHITTENDEN
In explaining and defending the doctrines and precepts of Christianity he was calm, perspicuous, and often very ingenious.
MEMORIALS OF THE INDEPENDENT CHURCHES IN NORTHAMPTONSHIRETHOMAS COLEMAN
It is requisite that the language of an heroic poem should be both perspicuous and sublime.
ELEMENTARY GUIDE TO LITERARY CRITICISMF. V. N. PAINTER
Warton also notices his "perspicuous and musical numbers," and "the harmony, strength, and dignity" of his verses.
EPHEMERA CRITICAJOHN CHURTON COLLINS
Or else the same is effected by rendring those bodies opacous, which were before pellucid and perspicuous.
THE WORKS OF SIR THOMAS BROWNE (VOLUME 1 OF 3)THOMAS BROWNE
For, that continuity of parts is the cause of perspicuity, it is made perspicuous by two ways of experiment.
THE WORKS OF SIR THOMAS BROWNE (VOLUME 1 OF 3)THOMAS BROWNE
This is just what a Parliamentary report ought to be—calm, perspicuous, and decided.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 56, NUMBER 350, DECEMBER 1844VARIOUS
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