lucidly


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lu·cid

 (lo͞o′sĭd)
adj.
1. Clearly expressed; easily understood: a lucid analysis of the problem.
2. Thinking or expressing oneself clearly, especially between periods of confusion; clearheaded: The feverish patient was lucid now and then.
3. Brightly lit; luminous: "A lucid yellow moon was rising when Luke wheeled his truck to the curb and got out" (Willie Morris).
4. Clear; transparent: a lucid stream.

[Latin lūcidus, from lūcēre, to shine; see leuk- in Indo-European roots.]

lu·cid′i·ty, lu′cid·ness n.
lu′cid·ly adv.
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Adv.1.lucidly - in a clear and lucid manner; "this is a lucidly written book"
Translations

lucidly

[ˈluːsɪdlɪ] ADVclaramente, con claridad

lucidly

advklar; explaineinleuchtend, anschaulich; writeverständlich

lucidly

[ˈluːsɪdlɪ] adv (think) → con lucidità; (explain) → con chiarezza
References in classic literature ?
You cannot, if we did not," Mr Clare answered lucidly.
The elegance of the breakfast set forced itself on Catherine's notice when they were seated at table; and, lucidly, it had been the general's choice.
He had found himself quite "standing up" to this personage over a failure on the latter's part to observe some detail of one of their noted conditions, and had so lucidly argued his case that, besides ever so prettily flushing, at the time, for sympathy in his triumph, she had afterwards said to him (though to a slightly greater effect of irony) that he had clearly for too many years neglected a real gift.
And he read aloud to me in his remarkable style, paralleling the text with a running criticism and commentary, lucidly wording involved and lumbering periods, casting side and cross lights upon the subject, introducing points the author had blundered past and objections he had ignored, catching up lost ends, flinging a contrast into a paradox and reducing it to a coherent and succinctly stated truth--in short, flashing his luminous genius in a blaze of fire over pages erstwhile dull and heavy and lifeless.
This lady's name, stated in uncompromising capitals of considerable size on a brass door-plate, and yet not lucidly as to sex or condition, was BILLICKIN.
Micawber went on to say, still with the same air of putting a case lucidly.
Winterbourne reflected for an instant as lucidly as possible-- "we" could only mean Miss Daisy Miller and himself.
After contextualizing the topic Justice Riaz lucidly and in simple way explained the concept of Justice to the audience.
We lucidly stated that our concern remains to consolidate and anchor brotherly relations with our Arab brothers, notably with Saudi Arabia" Salam said, indicating that the Cabinet's statement- which he was reading out- was unanimously issued by the Council of Ministers.
No one even started dreaming, and neither did I, never mind lucidly.
Lucid Dreaming Plain and Simple provides all the tools readers need to become lucidly aware, stay lucid, and use the lucid state for personal growth.
An excellent little book that lucidly details the most vital aspects of Polish-German relations within the time frame mentioned in the title.