pellucid

[ puh-loo-sid ]

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Part of Speech

adjective

Origin + Etymology

from Latin pellucidus, from perlucere ‘shine through’

Synonyms

  • transparent
  • translucent
  • clear
  • crystal clear

Antonyms

  • unclear
  • opaque

Definition

allowing the maximum passage of light, as glass; translucent; clear

Example

The enormous wall made entirely of windows was stunning and pellucid.

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