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1(of writing or speech) clearly expressed.
glittering, sparkling, coruscating, glimmering, glinting, gleaming, glistening, flickering, winkingView synonyms
- ‘This intense study of obsession is not for the faint-hearted, but his tough and complex music has some unexpected moments of luculent beauty.’
Late Middle English (in luculent): from Latin luculentus, from lux, luc- light.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.