Definition: crystal clear
Definition: crystal clear
Sentences Containing 'limpid'
The traveller does not often look into such a limpid well.
No one could have said what caused the count's voice to vibrate so deeply, and what made his eye flash, which was in general so clear, lustrous, and limpid when he pleased.
Afterwards, I allowed an ant to visit them, and it immediately seemed, by its eager way of running about to be well aware what a rich flock it had discovered; it then began to play with its antennae on the abdomen first of one aphis and then of another; and each, as soon as it felt the antennae, immediately lifted up its abdomen and excreted a limpid drop of sweet juice, which was eagerly devoured by the ant.
The clear streams and running brooks yielded their savoury limpid waters in noble abundance.
Here he sees a brook whose limpid waters, like liquid crystal, ripple over fine sands and white pebbles that look like sifted gold and purest pearls.
I will buy some ewes and everything else requisite for the pastoral calling; and, I under the name of the shepherd Quixotize and thou as the shepherd Panzino, we will roam the woods and groves and meadows singing songs here, lamenting in elegies there, drinking of the crystal waters of the springs or limpid brooks or flowing rivers.
Moreover, as that of Heidelburgh was always replenished with the most excellent of the wines of the Rhenish valleys, so the tun of the whale contains by far the most precious of all his oily vintages; namely, the highly-prized spermaceti, in its absolutely pure, limpid, and odoriferous state.
Their "limpid style and concrete content," which were "almost unique in Russian literature," were appreciated by contemporaries; Turgenev reviewed them enthusiastically, and Gogol wrote Aksakov, "Your birds and fishes are more alive than my men and women."
He later re-used the music from the finale in the opening of his ballet The Limpid Stream (Op.
More Vocab Words::: macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
::: perimeter - outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference
::: savor - enjoy; have a distinctive flavor, smell, or quality; N: taste or smell; distinctive quality
::: simplistic - oversimplified
::: precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
::: historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
::: grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
::: quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
::: hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
::: definitive - most reliable; authorative and complete; that cannot be improved; conclusive; decisive; definite; Ex. definitive decision by the supreme court