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1. readily understood; clear
2. shining or glowing
3. (Psychiatry) psychiatry of or relating to a period of normality between periods of insane or irresponsible behaviour
[C16: from Latin lūcidus full of light, from lūx light]luˈcidity ˈlucidness n ˈlucidly adv
lu•cid (ˈlu sɪd)
1. easily understood; intelligible: a lucid explanation.
2. rational; sane: a lucid moment in his madness.
3. glowing with light; luminous.
4. clear; pellucid; transparent.
[1575–85; < Latin lūcidus]
lu•cid′i•ty, lu′cid•ness, n.
Thesaurus Legend: Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
1. clear, obvious, plain, evident, distinct, explicit, transparent, clear-cut, crystal clear, comprehensible, intelligible, limpid, pellucid His prose is always lucid and compelling.
clear confused, vague, unclear, muddled, ambiguous, incomprehensible, unintelligible, equivocal, indistinct, clear as mud (informal)
lucid [ˈluːsɪd] adj (person) → lucido/a; (instructions) → chiaro/a; (moments) → di lucidità
a. lúcido-a, claro-a, inteligible; cuerdo-a.
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clear the air
What I've seen would have made YOU so; but it has only made me more lucid, made me get hold of still other things.
But though Napoleon knew that de Beausset had to say something of this kind, and though in his lucid moments he knew it was untrue, he was pleased to hear it from him.
Instead of moving, you merely exercise some magic art of vanishing and returning to sight; and instead of any lucid description of your new World, you simply tell me the numbers and sizes of some forty of my retinue, facts known to any child in my capital.
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