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LUCEO
(L) to shine
LUX
(L) light
lucent
adj. 1. shining; luminous

2. permitting light to pass through; translucent
lucid
adj. 1. clearly expressed; easy to understand

2. logical; rationnal; sane
elucidate
v. to make clear or plain
pellucid
adj. 1. very clear, thus allowing a maximum of light to pass through; transparent; translucent

2. very clear in meaning or style
LUMENS
(L) light
luminary
n. 1. an object, such as the sun or moon, that gives light

2. a person who is outstanding in a particular field
luminescence
n. light emitted by means other than burning, such as chemical or biochemical action or radiation
MONSTRO
(L) to point out, to show
muster
v. 1. to assemble people, especially troops, for a specific purpose

2. to gather; to summon
remonstrate
v. to speak in protest or disapproval
UMBRA
(L) shade, shadow
umbrage
n. extreme offense; resentment
adumbrate
v. 1. to give a sketchy outline

2. to foreshadow indistinctly
NIGER
(L) black, dark-colored
denigrate
v. to speak derogatorively of someone's character or reputation; to defame; to disparage
necromancy
n. 1. the art of predicting events by allegedly communicating with the dead

2. black magic
PALLO
(L) to be pale, to long for
pall
n. 1. a cover for a coffin or tomb

2. a coffin, especially one with a body in it

3. anything that covers, darkens, obscures, or makes gloomy

v. to become dull, tiresome, or lifeless
palliate
v. 1. to make a situation, especially an offense, seem less serious

2. to make less severe; to alleviate
pallid
adj. 1. deficient in color; having an abnormally pale complexion

2. lacking color, vitality, or interest; dull