luculent

luculent

[loo-kyoo-luhnt]
adjective
1.
clear or lucid: a luculent explanation.
2.
convincing; cogent.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin lūculentus bright, equivalent to lūc- (stem of lūx) light + -ulentus -ulent

luculently, adverb
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luculent (ˈluːkjʊlənt)
 
adj
1.  easily understood; lucid
2.  bright or shining; glowing
 
[C15: from Latin lūculentus full of light, from lūx light]
 
'luculently
 
adv

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