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"lucid" in British English

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lucidadjective

uk   us   /ˈluː.sɪd/
clearlyexpressed and ​easy to ​understand, or (of a ​person) ​thinking or ​speakingclearly: She gave a ​clear and lucid ​account of her ​plans for the company's ​future. The ​drugs she's taking make her ​drowsy and ​confused, but there are ​times when she's ​quite lucid.
lucidity
noun [U] uk   /luːˈsɪd.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/ (also lucidness, uk   /-nəs/ us   )
lucidly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
(Definition of lucid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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lucidadjective

 us   /ˈlu·sɪd/
(of ​speech or writing) ​clearlyexpressed and ​easy to ​understand, or (of a ​person) ​thinking or ​reasoningclearly: The author’s ​prose is lucid and ​entertaining. He didn’t ​seem very lucid after the ​accident.
(Definition of lucid from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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