Definition of luculente, luculenter
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LNS
lūculentē
(lūculenter)
luculentus
adverb
  1. splendidly, excellently, well
Abbreviations
lūculentus, a, um, adj. lux, full of light, bright, splendid. Lit.: vestibulum et ambulacrum, Plaut. Most. 3, 2, 132: camino luculento uti, i. e. brightly burning, having a good fire in it, Cic. Fam. 7, 10, 2.

— Trop. Distinguished, excellent of its kind: luculenta et festiva femina, Plaut. Mil. 4, 1, 2: facinus, id. Men. 1, 2, 32: forma, Ter. Heaut. 3, 2, 12: legio luculentissima, Planc. ap. Cic. Fam. 10, 24, 3: verba luculentiora, Cic. Att. 12, 21, 1: scriptor, id. ib. 7, 17, 2: oratio, perspicuous, fine, Sall. C. 31: plaga, great, serious, Cic. Phil. 7, 6, 17: navigia, id. Att. 16, 4, 4.

— Respectable, considerable, rich: divitiae, Plaut. Rud. 5, 2, 33: familia, id. Cist. 2, 3, 17: magna et luculenta hereditas, id. Truc. 2, 3, 24: condicio, id. Mil. 4, 1, 6: lucrum homines luculentos reddidit, id. Capt. 2, 7, 76: patrimonium, Cic. Phil. 12, 8, 19.

— Clear, satisfactorily proved: est luculenta res Aureliani indiciis, Cic. Att. 4, 16, 4.

— Lucky, fortunate: dies, Plaut. Ep. 3, 2, 5.

— Trustworthy: auctores, Cic. Att. 10, 14, 2: homo, id. ib. 2, 12, 4: scriptor, id. Brut. 26, 102: constantia, Just. Inst. prooem. 2.

—Hence, adv., in two forms: lūculentē and lūculenter, splendidly, excellently, well. Form lūculentē: eamus intro huc ad te, et hunc hodie diem luculente habeamus, in jollity, merrily, Plaut. Ep. 1, 2, 55: vendere, to advantage, id. Merc. 2, 3, 88: luculente scripserunt, Cic. Brut. 19, 76; so id. Off. 3, 28, 102; id. Att. 14, 21, 1: calefacere aliquem, to give one a thorough warming, i. e. beating, id. Q. Fr. 3, 2, 1.

— Form lūcu-lenter: hoc quidem sane luculenter, very well said, Cic. Off. 3, 14, 60 (al. luculente): Graece luculenter scire, id. Fin. 2, 5, 15: opus texere, id. Q. Fr. 3, 5, 1.
 
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