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.
I would look at the rest of his work to see if he was interested in lucid dreaming.
Compact and precise—just 172 pages of text and 23 pages of notes—the book is a model of lucid historical writing.
Can he be ever strong enough, can his brain ever be lucid enough for the immensity of the task before him?
Many of his decisions were models of deep research and lucid statement.
She seems a person in her lucid intervals, of much shrewdness, and her understanding is above the common level.
Thereupon he gave a brief, lucid account of what had occurred in the night.
Nevertheless Mr. Monk made his speech, and put all his arguments into lucid order.
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).