Definition of luculent in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈluːkjʊl(ə)nt/


1(Of writing or speech) clearly expressed.
2Brightly shining.
Example sentences
  • This intense study of obsession is not for the faint-hearted, but his tough and complex music has some unexpected moments of luculent beauty.



Example sentences
  • Sir Charles, it seems quite evident to me, that the vortices that submerge the indelible and sometimes ineluctable experience called love, are many times awe-inspiring and ineffable to speak of luculently.
  • The body of law extant in regard to rulings made by a trial judge in a Batson hearing reveals luculently that the appellate court must give deferential treatment to the trial judge on review.


Late Middle English (in sense 2): from Latin luculentus, from lux, luc- 'light'.

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