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Definition of 'lustrous'


  1. made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow; "bright silver candlesticks"; "a burnished brass knocker"; "she brushed her hair until it fell in lustrous auburn waves"; "rows of shining glasses"; "shiny black patents"
       Synonyms: bright burnished shining shiny
  2. brilliant; "set a lustrous example for others to follow"; "lustrous actors of the time"
  3. reflecting light; "glistening bodies of swimmers"; "the horse's glossy coat"; "lustrous auburn hair"; "saw the moon like a shiny dime on a deep blue velvet carpet"; "shining white enamel"
       Synonyms: glistening glossy sheeny shiny shining

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