lustrous

  • 1 Lustrous — Lus trous, a. [Cf. F. lustreux. See 3d {Luster}.] Bright; shining; luminous. Good sparks and lustrous. Shak. {Lus trous*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 lustrous — index outstanding (prominent) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 lustrous — c.1600, from LUSTER (Cf. luster) + OUS (Cf. ous). Related: Lustrously; lustrousness …

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  • 4 lustrous — luminous, radiant, brilliant, *bright, effulgent, refulgent, beaming, lambent, lucent, incandescent Analogous words: glorious, resplendent, *splendid: glowing, blazing, flaming (see BLAZE vb) …

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  • 5 lustrous — [adj] glossy, shining bright, burnished, dazzling, effulgent, fulgent, glacé, gleaming, glinting, glistening, glorious, glowing, incandescent, lambent, lucent, luminous, polished, radiant, refulgent, shimmering, shiny, sparkling, splendid, waxy;… …

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  • 6 lustrous — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having lustre; shining. DERIVATIVES lustrously adverb lustrousness noun …

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  • 7 lustrous — [lus′trəs] adj. having luster; shining; bright; glorious SYN. BRIGHT lustrously adv. lustrousness n …

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  • 8 lustrous — adjective 1. brilliant set a lustrous example for others to follow lustrous actors of the time • Similar to: ↑glorious 2. reflecting light glistening bodies of swimmers the horse s glossy coat lustrous aubu …

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  • 9 lustrous — adjective Date: 1601 1. reflecting light evenly and efficiently without glitter or sparkle < a lustrous satin > < the lustrous glow of an opal > 2. radiant in character or reputation ; illustrious Synonyms: see bright • lustrously adverb • …

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  • 10 lustrous — lustrously, adv. lustrousness, n. /lus treuhs/, adj. 1. having luster; shining; luminous: lustrous eyes. 2. brilliant; splendid; resplendent; illustrious: a lustrous career. [1595 1605; LUST(E)R1 + OUS] Syn. 1. gleaming, radiant, glowing,… …

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  • 11 lustrous — [[t]lʌ̱strəs[/t]] ADJ GRADED Something that is lustrous shines brightly and gently, because it has a smooth or shiny surface. Joe stood up, and carefully removed his hat, revealing a head of thick, lustrous, wavy brown hair …

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  • 12 lustrous — adj. Lustrous is used with these nouns: ↑eye …

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  • 13 lustrous — lus|trous [ˈlʌstrəs] adj shining in a soft, gentle way ▪ Her hair was beautifully dark and lustrous …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 lustrous — adjective shining in a soft, gentle way: lustrous black hair …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 lustrous — adjective lustrous black hair Syn: shiny, shining, satiny, glossy, gleaming, shimmering, burnished, polished; radiant, bright, brilliant, luminous; dazzling, sparkling, glistening, twinkling See note at …

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  • 16 lustrous — adjective a) Having a glow. b) As if shining with a brilliant light; radiant …

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  • 17 lustrous — Synonyms and related words: aglow, beaming, beamy, blushing, bright, bright and sunny, brilliant, burning, burnished, candescent, charismatic, effulgent, flushing, fulgent, glace, glamorous, glassy, gleaming, gleamy, glimmering, glinting,… …

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  • 18 lustrous — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. shiny, radiant, glistening, glossy; see bright 1 . See Synonym Study at bright . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. shining, glowing, bright, glossy, radiant, shimmering, gleaming, burnished, glinting, brilliant, dazzling …

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  • 19 lustrous — lus|trous [ lʌstrəs ] adjective bright and shiny …

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  • 20 lustrous — lus·trous || lÊŒstrÉ™s adj. shiny, glossy; splendid, brilliant …

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