The seven-page memo on Russia and the former Soviet Bloc wowed Clinton for being “so lucid [and] so well-written.”
“Memory has always fascinated me,” Kandel wrote in his lucid and engaging 2006 book, In Search of Memory.
They were not so lucid as I stalked my hunting ground that night at Temenggor lake.
1590s, "bright, shining," from Latin lucidus "light, bright, clear," figuratively "perspicuous, lucid, clear," from lucere "to shine," from lux (genitive lucis) "light," from PIE root *leuk- "to shine, be bright" (see light (n.)). Sense of "easy to understand" first recorded 1786. Lucid interval "period of calm or temporary sanity" (1580s) is from Medieval Latin lucida intervalla (plural), which was common in medieval English legal documents (cf. non est compos mentis, sed gaudet lucidis intervallis). Related: Lucidly; lucidness (1640s).