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Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Definitions for nitid

  1. Bright; lustrous.

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Citations for nitid
Intolerably, I dreamt of an exiguous and nitid labyrinth: in the center was a water jar; my hands almost touched it, my eyes could see it, but so intricate and perplexed were the curves that I knew I would die before reaching it. Jorge Luis Borges, The Immortal
"What!" exclaimed Sir Norfolk, almost shuddering at the inadvertence he had committed; "a waiting-man in such costly and nitid attire." William Harrison Ainsworth, The Miser's Daughter
Origin of nitid
Nitid is related to the Latin nitidus, "glistening."