I. a.
Transparent, bright, light, luminous, pellucid, limpid.
Unmixed, pure, unadulterated.
Unobstructed, unencumbered, free, open.
Serene, fair, cloudless, unclouded, sunny, unobscured, undimmed.
Net, without deductions.
Perspicuous, lucid, luminous, distinct, plain, intelligible.
Apparent, visible, palpable, evident, obvious, manifest, distinct, conspicuous, patent, unequivocal, unmistakable, indisputable, undeniable, unambiguous, unquestionable, not to be mistaken.
Perspicacious, sharp, acute, discerning, prompt, quick.
Innocent, unspotted, spotless, guiltless, sinless, irreproachable, unblemished, unsullied, undefiled, immaculate, clean.
Unobstructed, unimpeded, unhampered, free from hindrance or obstruction or impediment.
Musical, silvery, sonorous, mellifluous, euphonious.
II. v. a.
Clarify, refine, purify, cleanse, make clear.
Free, loose, liberate, emancipate, disinthrall, set free.
Acquit, absolve, exonerate, discharge, justify, vindicate, set right.
Extricate, disengage, loosen, disentangle, disembarrass.
Free from encumbrances or obstructions, remove timber and underbrush from, clean up.
Net, get or gain over and above expenses.
Pass by or over without touching.
III. v. n.
Clear away, up, or off, become free from clouds, fog, or mist, break, break away, become fair.
Balance accounts, settle balances, settle at the clearing-house.

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