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Wordnet 3.0


1. (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable;
- Example: "writes in a limpid style"
- Example: "lucid directions"
- Example: "a luculent oration"- Robert Burton
- Example: "pellucid prose"
- Example: "a crystal clear explanation"
- Example: "a perspicuous argument"
[syn: limpid, lucid, luculent, pellucid, crystal clear, perspicuous]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Perspicuous \Per*spic"u*ous\, a. [L. perspicuus, from perspicere to look through. See Perspective.] 1. Capable of being through; transparent; translucent; not opaque. [Obs.] --Peacham. [1913 Webster] 2. Clear to the understanding; capable of being clearly understood; clear in thought or in expression; not obscure or ambiguous; as, a perspicuous writer; perspicuous statements. "The purpose is perspicuous." --Shak. [1913 Webster] -- Per*spic"u*ous*ly, adv. -- Per*spic"u*ous*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

perspicuous adj 1: (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable; "writes in a limpid style"; "lucid directions"; "a luculent oration"- Robert Burton; "pellucid prose"; "a crystal clear explanation"; "a perspicuous argument" [syn: limpid, lucid, luculent, pellucid, crystal clear, perspicuous]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

105 Moby Thesaurus words for "perspicuous": Attic, Ciceronian, acute, apparent, apperceptive, appercipient, argute, astute, chaste, classic, clean-cut, clear, clear as crystal, clear as day, clear-cut, cogent, coherent, connected, consistent, crisp, crystal, crystal-clear, crystalline, defined, definite, direct, discernible, discerning, distinct, easy, elegant, evident, explicit, express, farseeing, farsighted, finished, foreseeing, foresighted, forethoughted, forethoughtful, graceful, gracile, incisive, indisputable, indubitable, limpid, longheaded, longsighted, loud and clear, lucent, lucid, luculent, luminous, manifest, natural, neat, noticeable, observable, obvious, open-and-shut, palpable, patent, pellucid, penetrating, perceivable, perceptible, perceptive, percipient, perspicacious, piercing, plain, plain as day, polished, provident, pure, refined, restrained, round, sagacious, seeable, self-evident, self-explaining, self-explanatory, simple, straightforward, tangible, tasteful, terse, to be seen, translucent, transparent, transpicuous, trenchant, trim, unaffected, unambiguous, unconfused, understanding, unequivocal, univocal, unlabored, unmistakable, visible, well-defined