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a) very clear (thinking)
klar, leuchtend, deutlich, übersichtlich
Human rights lawyer Eduardo Contreras, who submitted the first lawsuit against General Pinochet in Chile two years ago, says the former military leader's condition is little different from that of any 84 year old. And he says letters written by General Pinochet over the last few months show a LUCID mind, proving that the general could defend himself in court.
(Reuters - Feb 17th 2002)
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Etymology: Latin lucidus, from lucEre
1 a : suffused with light : LUMINOUS b : TRANSLUCENT
2 : having full use of one's faculties : SANE
3 : clear to the understanding : UNDERSTANDABLE, CLEAR
Synonyms SANE : all there, compos mentis, normal, right, clear-headed, cool, rational, reasonable, right, sane, sober, sound, together
Synonyms UNDERSTANDABLE : apprehensible, comprehendible, comprehensible,fathomable, graspable, intelligible, knowable
Synonyms CLEAR : clear-cut, crystal, luminous, translucent, transparent, unambiguous, unblurred, clear, coherent, comprehensible, definite, distinct, eloquent, expressive, fluent, intelligible, lucid, meaningful, understandable, well-spoken
- a lucid mind = ein brillianter Geist
- a lucid style = ein klarer Stil
- a lucid interval = ein lichter Augenblick
- a lucid explanation = eine einleuchtende Erklärung
- a lucid arrangement = eine glänzende Anordnung
- a lucid arrangement = eine durchsichtige Anordnung
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