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Definition transparently clear — as in reference to visibility or comprehension
  • A rivulet of water tumbled over the edge of the bank and poured itself into a limpid pool before meandering off into the dim recesses of the forest.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • Yes, far in the distance was an oasis .... an oasis with limpid water, which reflected the iron trees!
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
  • She turned her beautiful limpid eyes towards George, and he knew that she had lost her master.
    Arthur C. Clarke  --  Childhood's End
  • The morning was of a lovely limpid gold colour.
    D.H. Lawrence  --  Sons and Lovers
  • They were shadowing with the old wistful light, but they were as clear as the limpid water of the spring.
    Zane Grey  --  Riders of the Purple Sage
  • The limpid Elsasser sparkled in the thick peasant glass.
    Hermann Hesse  --  Steppenwolf
  • Presently we saw a curious thing: There were no clouds, the sun was going down in a limpid, gold-washed sky.
    Willa Cather  --  My Antonia
  • Thee in thy favourite fields, where the limpid, gently-rolling Thames washes thy Etonian banks, in early youth I have worshipped.
    Henry Fielding  --  Tom Jones
  • The traveller does not often look into such a limpid well.
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Walden
  • I was pure, my soul was filled with limpid light.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Passion calmed or lulled to sleep; something limpid, brilliant, troubled to a certain depth, and gloomy lower down.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • Surely that pure, limpid look could not be anything but genuine.
    Agatha Christie  --  The ABC Murders
  • Jack was far out now and the water between us was smooth and limpid.
    Maureen Daly  --  Seventeenth Summer
  • His ears stuck out, his limpid brown eyes were close together, his teeth were full of silver.
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues
  • Anne looked at her with eyes limpid with sympathy.
    Lucy Maud Montgomery  --  Anne Of Green Gables
  • How might he describe me as I step limpidly across this wide parking lot, holding a fading bouquet of my own?
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • Jake's eyes opened again, caught the steady, limpid dance between the gunslinger's fingers for a while longer, and then his eyes closed once more.
    Stephen King  --  The Gunslinger
  • Across the warm brown of her cheek her blown hair glittered like silver wire; and her eyes too looked lighter, almost pale in their youthful limpidity.
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • All right then; limpid, salubrious: no gush of bilge water had turned it to fetid puddle.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • By the lower river where the wagon came were washing pools, with water all year flowing in limpid spillways that no grime withstood.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey

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