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perspicuous


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Perspicuous  \Per*spic"u*ous\,  a.  [L.  perspicuus,  from  perspicere 
  to  look  through  See  {Perspective}.] 
  1.  Capable  of  being  through  transparent;  translucent;  not 
  opaque.  [Obs.]  --Peacham. 
 
  2.  Clear  to  the  understanding;  capable  of  being  clearly 
  understood;  clear  in  thought  or  in  expression;  not  obscure 
  or  ambiguous;  as  a  perspicuous  writer;  perspicuous 
  statements.  ``The  purpose  is  perspicuous.''  --Shak.  -- 
  {Per*spic"u*ous*ly},  adv  --  {Per*spic"u*ous*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  perspicuous 
  adj  :  (of  language)  transparently  clear;  easily  understandable; 
  "writes  in  a  limpid  style";  "lucid  directions";  "a 
  luculent  oration"-  Robert  Burton;  "pellucid  prose";  "a 
  crystal  clear  explanation";  "a  perspicuous  argument" 
  [syn:  {limpid},  {lucid},  {luculent},  {pellucid},  {crystal 
  clear}] 




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