pellucid

Part of speech: adverb

PELLUCIDLY.

Part of speech: noun

Pellucidness.

Part of speech: adjective

Transparent; clear; translucent.

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Usage examples "pellucid":

  1. No blushing confession of the woman's love of the man would have told her so much as the return to mental harmony with the laws of life shown in her darling's pellucid little sentence. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  2. But Hazel with the boat- hook propelled the boat gently over the pellucid water, that now seemed too shallow to float a canoe; and at last looked like the mere varnish of that picture, the prismatic sands below; yet still the little craft glided over it, till it gently grazed the soft sand and was stationary. - "Foul Play", Charles Reade Dion Boucicault.
  3. Was it the strangely pellucid light that gave the effect, I wondered; and knew it was not, for as I scanned her covertly, there fell upon her face that shadow of inhuman tranquillity, of unearthly withdrawal which, I guessed, had more than anything else maddened Ventnor into his attack upon the Disk. - "The Metal Monster", A. Merritt.