1: (of writing or speech) clearly expressed
2: Brightly shining
“But how can this have happened?” Sandra looked pleadingly at her husband then to the flowers in his hand.
He sighed. “I’m sorry. I thought this is what you said you wanted.”
Sandra blinked. He what? She was luculent, always careful with her words. Anger flared, but she smiled instead. “It’s okay. I guess it was bound to happen.” She took the flowers.
Her husband kissed her cheek. “I’ll make sure it never happens again.”
Sandra simply kept smiling. She resumed making dinner. Ensuring her husband wasn’t looking, she grabbed the bleach from under the sink. It wouldn’t happen again.