Word of the Week: pellucid (pə-LŌŌ-sĭd)


(Adjective) Clear in sense and expression, lucid.

In Context

“For there is a remarkable diversity in Cicero’s style, ranging from the solemn rotundity of his oratorical perorations, through the pellucid but still formal rhythms of his treatises, to the various degrees of colloquialism in his letters.”

Michael Grant, Translator, Cicero: Selected Works, 1960.

This word was suggested by Robert Sweet in the Office of Development.