Sunday, 23rd March 2008 : Today's Word is ...
( Adjective )
Pronunciation : lúst-ress
1. Having a sheen or glow
2. Gleaming with or as if with brilliant light
3. Made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing
Origin: 151525 - MF lustre - It lustro, derivative of lustrare to polish, purify - Latin lÅ«strÄre to purify ceremonially, derivative of lÅ«strum
bright, burnished, dazzling, effulgent, fulgent, glace, gleaming, glinting, glistening, glorious, glowing, incandescent, lambent, lucent, luminous, polished, radiant, refulgent, shimmering, shining, shiny, sparkling, splendid, waxy
black, dark, dim, dreary, dull, gloomy, matte, unshiny
He selected a fine, big pumpkin - one with a lustrous, orange-red color - and began carving it.
Set a lustrous example for others to follow.
she brushed her hair until it fell in lustrous auburn waves.
luster (or) lustre : Noun
lustrousness : Noun
lustrously : Adjective
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