Definition of lucidus
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LNS
lūcidus, lūcida, lūcidum
lux
adjective (2-1-2)
  1. containing light, full of light, clear, bright, shining
  2. brilliant, bright, beautiful, transparent, shining, white
  3. Full of light, of truth and purity
  4. Clear, perspicuous, luminous, lucid
  5. Gloriously
Abbreviations
lūcidus, a, um, adj. lux, containing light, full of light, clear, bright, shining (syn.: luminosus, luculentus; as an adj. not in Cic.). Lit.: aer, Lucr. 4, 315: sidera, Hor. C. 1, 3, 2: gemma, Ov. H. 15, 74: amnis, Quint. 12, 10, 60: concha, Tib. 2, 4, 30: lucidior domus, Ov. F. 1, 94: lucidissima stella, Vitr. 9, 6: saxa, Stat. S. 3, 3, 200 (Queck, dulcia): quid lucidius sole? Vulg. Sir. 17, 30.

— Transf., brilliant, bright, beautiful, transparent, shining, white, etc.: Alcyone, Ov. H. 19, 133: ovis, Tib. 2, 1, 62: sedes deorum, Hor. C. 3, 3, 33: vestis, Plin. 35, 9, 35, ยง 59 (better tralucido).

— Trop. Full of light, i. e. of truth and purity: totum corpus tuum lucidum erit, Vulg. Luc. 11, 34.

— Clear, perspicuous, luminous, lucid (of speech, or of orators; a favorite expression with Quintilian); neque refert, an pro lucida (narratione) perspicuam dicamus, Quint. 4, 2, 31: propositio aperta et lucida, id. 4, 5, 26: manifesta et lucida ratio, id. 4, 5, 3: ordo, Hor. A. P. 41.

—Comp.: res lucidior, Quint. 7, 3, 21: causa, id. 4, 4, 4; 4, 2, 83; 4, 5, 1; 2, 3, 8: lucidior via, id. 3, 11, 23.

—Transf., of orators, Quint. 12, 10, 21: lucidior auctor, id. 10, 1, 74.

—Hence, adv.: lūcidē. Clearly, plainly, distinctly (mostly of speech): lucide verbum definire, *Cic. de Or. 2, 25, 108: lucide dicentium, Quint. 8, 3, 1.

—Comp.: quo lucidius intellegi possit haec exceptio, Dig. 44, 4, 1.

—Sup.: sic ostendit lucidissime causam, Quint. 4, 5, 12.

— Gloriously (see lucidus, B.): lucidius tranquilliusque inter divina mansurus, Sen. Ep. 71, 16.
 
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