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crystal-clear

[kris-tl-kleer] /ˈkrɪs tlˈklɪər/
adjective
1.
absolutely clear; transparent; lucid.
Origin of crystal-clear
1510-1520
1510-20
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  • That he had picked up a talent for that dazzling style, so sweet to the ear, so damnably persuasive, so crystal-clear!

    A Book of Prefaces H. L. Mencken
  • But the skies have cleared, the wind has gone, and the weather is crystal-clear again.

    The Prairie Child Arthur Stringer
  • At the end of our path we found it, under the pines, a crystal-clear thing with lips unkissed by so much as a stray sunbeam.

    The Golden Road Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • Some are filled with crystal-clear water, the nectar of the gods.

  • The air was so crystal-clear that no glass was needed to aid the eye.

    Turned Adrift Harry Collingwood
  • And the water is so crystal-clear, that down in the dark it is like a dream.

    The Maid of Sker Richard Doddridge Blackmore
  • At the narrow end is a crystal-clear lake, very deep and smooth as glass.

    Legends of Wailuku Charlotte Hapai

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