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Word to the Wise: lustre/luster

lustre (Br.), luster (Am.) (noun) – shine

lustreless, lusterless (adjective) – without shine

lustrous (adjective) – shiny

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Examples of how you use it:

Your dress is gorgeous. I love the lustre of satin.

The polish on the wooden table gives it more lustre.

The lustre of an international career attracts him.

The horse’s coat is so lustrous after a good brush.

She has lustrous brown waves which she usually wears in a ponytail.

The grass was completely dry and looked lustreless.

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