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Glowing with or giving off light.‘the moon was lucent in the background’
shining, light, brilliant, vivid, blazing, dazzling, beaming, intense, glaringView synonyms
- ‘Feeling energetic still, I jogged down to Alta lake just as a lucent sun lay half hidden behind a three-thousand foot mountain.’
- ‘Made of oak slats, it protects the offices' privacy, while throwing a changing pattern of lucent gold coloured stripes across the interior.’
- ‘One of these was such a soft lucent pinky white as to appear almost transparent.’
- ‘As a child, I would look out into the street and see other kids playing hackeysack, but I would also see the lucent outline of carriages streaming through their bodies like a breeze.’
- ‘A glistening black stuffed crow is perched on the volume's edge, its splayed wings and claws eerily delineated against the lucent white pages.’
Late Middle English: from Latin lucent- ‘shining’, from the verb lucere (see lucid).
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