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luster

lus·ter

luster

 
 
pronunciation:
luh str
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part of speech: noun
definition: the shine of a surface that softly reflects light; glow.
Moonlight gave a luster to the snow.
synonyms:
gloss, shine
similar words:
polish
derivation: lusterless (adj.)
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The word luster contains the following part:
lustr Latin root that means shine