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dīlūcĭdus , a, um, adj. diluceo,
I.clear, bright (syn.: clarus, illustris, perspicuus, conspicuus).
I. Lit. (rare): “zmaragdi,Plin. 37, 5, 18, § 70.—
II. Trop., of speech, clear, plain, distinct, evident (in Cic. and Quint.): “oratio,Cic. Fin. 3, 1, 3: “verbis uti,id. Inv. 1, 20 fin.; cf. “verba,Quint. 8 prooem. § 26:“ sermo,id. 5, 14, 33; 11, 1, 53: “enuntiatio,id. 7, 3, 2 al.Comp.: “omnia dilucidiora non ampliora facientes,Cic. Or. 5 fin.—Sup. does not occur.—Adv.: dīlūcĭdē .
a. (Acc. to no. I.) Clearly, brightly: “dilucidius flagrant,Plin. 37, 3, 12, § 48.—
b. (Acc. to no. II.) Plainly, evidently, distinctly: “expedire,Ter. Ph. 2, 3, 52; cf. “explicare,Cic. Div. 1, 51, 117: “dilucide planeque dicere,id. Or. 23 fin.: “rei dilucide magnificandi causa,Auct. Her. 3, 4, 8; cf. “dicere,Quint. 8, 6, 52: “lex vetat,Cic. Vat. 15 fin.: “docere,Liv. 39, 47 al.Comp., Cels. 2, 4.—Sup., Aug. ad Hier. Ep. 29, 2.
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