[ loo-suhnt ]
/ ˈlu sənt /
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Question 1 of 7
This term means the "arrangement of words in regularly measured, patterned, or rhythmic lines or verses." What is it?
Origin of lucent
OTHER WORDS FROM lucent
lu·cen·cy; Rare, lucence, nounlu·cent·ly, adverbin·ter·lu·cent, adjectivesem·i·lu·cent, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for lucent
How vividly it recalls a certain wild pool of strange, dim lucence where, for me, the trout would take no other lure.The Tent Dwellers|Albert Bigelow Paine
She gave herself time to adore the drapery, with its changes of meteoric lucence, before she rose and took it.Fennel and Rue|William Dean Howells
British Dictionary definitions for lucent
/ (ˈluːsənt) /
brilliant, shining, or translucent
Derived forms of lucentlucently, adverb
Word Origin for lucent
C16: from Latin lūcēns, present participle of lūcēre to shine
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