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perspicuousa. [L. perspicuus, from perspicere to look through. See Perspective.].
  •  Capable of being through; transparent; translucent; not opaque.  Peacham.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Clear to the understanding; capable of being clearly understood; clear in thought or in expression; not obscure or ambiguous; as, a perspicuous writer; perspicuous statements.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]


perspicuous, adj.
1 easily understood; clearly expressed.
2 (of a person) expressing things clearly.

perspicuity n. perspicuously adv. perspicuousness n.
ME, = transparent f. L perspicuus (as PERSPECTIVE)



Attic, Ciceronian, acute, apparent, apperceptive, appercipient, argute, astute, chaste, classic, clean-cut, clear, clear as crystal, clear as day, clear-cut, cogent, coherent, connected, consistent, crisp, crystal, crystal-clear, crystalline, defined, definite, direct, discernible, discerning, distinct, easy, elegant, evident, explicit, express, farseeing, farsighted, finished, foreseeing, foresighted, forethoughted, forethoughtful, graceful, gracile, incisive, indisputable, indubitable, limpid, longheaded, longsighted, loud and clear, lucent, lucid, luculent, luminous, manifest, natural, neat, noticeable, observable, obvious, open-and-shut, palpable, patent, pellucid, penetrating, perceivable, perceptible, perceptive, percipient, perspicacious, piercing, plain, plain as day, polished, provident, pure, refined, restrained, round, sagacious, seeable, self-evident, self-explaining, self-explanatory, simple, straightforward, tangible, tasteful, terse, to be seen, translucent, transparent, transpicuous, trenchant, trim, unaffected, unambiguous, unconfused, understanding, unequivocal, univocal, unlabored, unmistakable, visible, well-defined




N intelligibility, clearness, explicitness, lucidity, comprehensibility, perspicuity, legibility, plain speaking, precision, phonanta synetoisy, a word to the wise, intelligible, clear, clear as day, clear as noonday, lucid, perspicuous, transpicuous, luminous, transparent, easily understood, easy to understand, for the million, intelligible to the meanest capacity, popularized, plain, distinct, explicit, positive, definite, graphic, expressive, illustrative, unambiguous, unequivocal, unmistakable, unconfused, legible, recognizable, obvious, in plain terms, in plain words, in plain English, he that runs may read.

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