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limpid

lim·pid

limpid

 
pronunciation:
lIm pihd
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: perfectly clear; transparent.
We could see the rocks at the bottom of the limpid pool.
synonyms:
clear, crystalline, lucent, pellucid, transparent
antonyms:
opaque, turbid
similar words:
crystal, glassy, liquid, lucid, vitreous
definition 2: clear in style or meaning; lucid.
He's known for his limpid prose.
synonyms:
clear, lucid, pellucid, perspicuous, straightforward
antonyms:
opaque
similar words:
articulate, clear-cut, coherent, comprehensible, intelligible, luminous, plain
definition 3: calm and unruffled; placid.
her limpid gaze
synonyms:
pacific, placid, serene, smooth, still, unruffled
similar words:
calm, composed, peaceful, quiet, tranquil
derivations: limpidly (adv.), limpidity (n.), limpidness (n.)