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pellucid

Pronunciation: /pəˈluːsəd; pəˈluːsɪd/

Translation of pellucid in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

[literary/literario]
  • 1.1 (transparent) [stream/water] cristalino
    Example sentences
    • You see it now in those horrid traffic jams; in tar slicks that come and go when you swim in pellucid waters; and in the awful fires that destroyed many trees on the Cote during last summer's heat wave.
    • This morning the rain swept away, the clouds rolled back, and we were blessed with pellucid blue skies and sunshine from dawn till dusk.
    • I hopped on out to the patio to stand in quite pleasantly warm sunshine and peered up at the pellucid blue sky.
    1.2 (easy to understand) [style/poem] diáfano; [argument/discussion] de meridiana claridad
    Example sentences
    • The renowned, the brilliant, the incredibly funny man, published delightful books written in the most pellucid prose.
    • In each of these enterprises, she brought to bear her characteristic rigor and discernment, as well as the pellucid prose style for which she was justly celebrated.
    • Read them years later in wonder at their erudition and pellucid prose.

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