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Word: perspicuous

Definition: (of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments


Sentences Containing 'perspicuous'

I am always willing to run some hazard of being tedious, in order to be sure that I am perspicuous; and, after taking the utmost pains that I can to be perspicuous, some obscurity may still appear to remain upon a subject, in its own nature extremely abstracted.

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