1(of writing or speech) clearly expressed.clear, lucid, crystal clear, limpid, pellucid, unambiguous, plain, understandable, transparent, comprehensible, intelligible, clearly expressed
glittering, sparkling, coruscating, glimmering, glinting, gleaming, glistening, flickering, winking
- ‘This intense study of obsession is not for the faint-hearted, but his tough and complex music has some unexpected moments of luculent beauty.’
Late Middle English (in luculent (sense 2)): from Latin luculentus, from lux, luc- ‘light’.
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