luculent

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj luculent (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable "writes in a limpid style","lucid directions","a luculent oration"- Robert Burton","pellucid prose","a crystal clear explanation","a perspicuous argument"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Luculent Bright; shining in beauty. "Most debonair and luculent lady."
    • Luculent Clear; evident; luminous. "Most luculent testimonies."
    • Luculent Lucid; clear; transparent.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • luculent Bright; luminous; transparent.
    • luculent Clear; evident; unmistakable.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Luculent lū′kū-lent lucid: clear: transparent: evident
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. luculentus, from lux, lucis, light
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. luculentuslux.

Usage

In literature:

See Plutarch in Lucul.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 1" by Edward Gibbon
LUCULENT, bright of beauty.
"Volpone; Or, The Fox" by Ben Jonson
LUCULENT, bright of beauty.
"The Alchemist" by Ben Jonson
LUCULENT, bright of beauty.
"The Poetaster" by Ben Jonson
LUCULENT, bright of beauty.
"Sejanus: His Fall" by Ben Jonson
LUCULENT, bright of beauty.
"Every Man In His Humor" by Ben Jonson
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