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Word: pellucid

Definition: transparent; limpid(crystal clear); clear in meaning; easy to understand


Sentences Containing 'pellucid'

Successive nations perchance have drank at, admired, and fathomed it, and passed away, and still its water is green and pellucid as ever.

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