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lucent

shining; luminous; permitting light to pass through; translucent; lux

lucid

clearly expressed; easy to understand; logical; rational; sane; lux

elucidate

to make clear or plain; to clarify; lux

pellucid

very clear, thus allowing a maximum of light to pass through; transparent; translucent; very clear in meaning or style; lux

luminary

an object, such as the sun or moon, that gives light; a person who is outstanding in a particular field; lumens

luminescence

light emitted by means other than burning, such as chemical or biochemical action or radiation; lumens

muster

to assemble people, especially troops, for a specific purpose; to gather; to summon; monstro

remonstrate

to speak in protest or disapproval; monstro

umbrage

extreme offense; resentment; umbra

adumbrate

to give a sketchy outline; to foreshadow indistinctly; umbra

denigrate

to speak derogatively of someone's character or reputation; to defame; to disparage; niger

necromancy

the art of predicting events by allegedly communicating with the dead; black magic; witchcraft; sorcery; niger

pall

a cover for a coffin or tomb; a coffin, especially one with a body in it; anything that covers, darkens, obscures, or makes gloomy; to become dull, tiresome, or lifeless; pallo

palliate

to make a situation, especially an offense, seem less serious; to make excuses for something or someone; to make less severe, to alleviate; pallo

pallid

deficient in color; having an abnormally pale complexion; lacking color, vitality, or interest; dull; pallo

apocalypse

a prophetic disclosure or revelation, especially concerning a universal cataclysm; any widespread destruction; the last book of the Bible, also known as Revelation, which contains prophesies about the ultimate destruction of the world; apo

apocryphal

false; counterfeit; doubtful, especially in authorship or authenticity; apo

apoplexy

a stroke; a sudden loss of muscular control, sensation, or consciousness usually resulting from rupture or blockage of a blood vessel (often used hyperbolically to describe a state of extreme rage that produces exaggerated responses); apo

apostate

a person who forsakes his or her own principles, religion, or allegiances; apo

castigate

to punish; to criticize severely; to chastise; castus

chasten

to seek to improve through punishment; to discipline; castus

occlusion

something that blocks; an obstruction; claudo

recluse

someone who lives alone and avoids company; a hermit; claudo

clavier

a keyboard instrument, like a piano or harpsichord, with strings; clavis

conclave

a private, exclusive, or secret meeting; clavis

enclave

a country entirely or mostly enclosed within the territory of another country; a district or group isolated or enclosed within a larger one; clavis

diadem

a crown or headband worn as a sign of authority; dia

diatribe

an abusive criticism or attack; dia

diametrical

pertaining to diameter; exactly or completely opposite; dia

diaspora

any group migration or flight from a country; the dispersion of the Jews from their homeland in the Middle East; dia

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