Root Word of the Day: LUCID

lucid (adj) – easily understood or clear; bright
BREAKDOWN: LUC- (clear) + -ID (that which is)
lucidity is the quality of being understood, or to see clearly

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This word is built on the root LUC-, which means light, clear, and to shine.
Common LUC- words include translucent.
More esoteric LUC- words include lucent and lucubrate.

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