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pellucid

1. transparent or translucent
2. extremely clear in style and meaning; limpid
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The sea was polished, was blue, was pellucid, was spark- ling like a precious stone, extending on all sides, all round to the horizon--as if the whole terrestrial globe had been one jewel, one colossal sapphire, a single gem fashioned into a planet.
But the performance never really took off, Cho dutiful in delivery, always efficient, fluid in passagework, often pellucid of tone, but in an account which was so often lacking in character.
I appreciate his pellucid summary of migration as both punitive and redemptive:
It is a deeply engaging and provocative synthesis in which larger worlds are revealed through felicitous choice of voice, image, and anecdote, and in the pellucid prose for which this author has long been admired.
Pellucid marginal degeneration presents in the second to fifth decades of life.
Bissett in his Magnificent Guide to Birmingham: Close by yon Lake's pellucid stream, behold A Gothic Pile, which seems some cent'ries old, Vulcanic fancy there display'd her taste, And rear'd the fabric on the barren waste; The Forge materials for the work provides, Rude cinders clothe the frontcompose the sides.
The Met makes the chronic mistake of assigning the role to a mezzo, but it was written for Poulenc's latter-day muse, the radiant soprano Denise Duval; and Claire, with her shimmering, pellucid light-lyric soprano, her pale elegance and balletic physical grace, kept reminding me of Duval without seeming in any way a copy.
Cytochemical demonstration of modification of carbohydrates in the mouse zona pellucid during folliculogenesis.
Much of the scholarly analysis here is undertaken specifically in relation to Ludwig Wittgenstein's equal parts cryptic and pellucid Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (1921), which the Vienna Circle thinkers who devised logical positivism treated as a major inspiration.
Weiss admirably shares Plato's aim of helping readers to become better human beings, and her pellucid exposition, which occasionally rises to the level of prophetic eloquence, raises intriguing questions: (1) Weiss wonders whether "philosophers who see the highest realities" are for Socrates "mere fictions.
The sonically pellucid and tempo-objective New World Symphony rounds off Suitner's recording of the symphonies, which in terms of performance and sound I would deem the most consistent of all the Dvorak symphony sets released to date.
Hence, this whole process of revitalisation takes place within the confines of Hanna's white-walled apartment, which would seem to suggest that her pellucid American surroundings must have had something to do with her recovery.