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Synonyms for lustre
ˈlʌs tərlus·tre

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  1. lustrenoun

    lacklustre, dullness

  2. lustrenoun

    The brass had a characteristic lustre that practically glowed when it was freshly cleaned.

    lacklustre, dullness

  3. lustrenoun

    After so many years in the same field, the job had lost its lustre.

    dullness, lacklustre

  4. lustrenoun

    He spoke with all the lustre a seasoned enthusiast should have.

    dullness, lacklustre

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. lustre

    brightness, splendor, brilliancy, effulgence, glory, renown

Princeton's WordNet

  1. luster, lustrenoun

    a surface coating for ceramics or porcelain

    brilliancy, sheen, splendour, splendor, shininess, luster

  2. luster, lustre, brilliancy, splendor, splendournoun

    a quality that outshines the usual

    sheen, shininess, brilliancy, splendor, grandeur, grandness, magnificence, brilliance, luster, splendour

  3. shininess, sheen, luster, lustrenoun

    the visual property of something that shines with reflected light

    brilliancy, luster, sheen, splendor, splendour, shininess

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. lustrenoun

    [Written also Luster.] brightness, brilliancy, splendor, gleam, radiance, resplendence, refulgence

  2. lustrenoun

    distinction, repute, renown, eminence, celebrity, glory, honor, ECLAT

  3. lustrenoun

    chandelier, CANDELABRUM

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. lustrenoun

    brilliancy, glitter, radiance, resplendence

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "lustre":

    chandelier, luster, gloss, shard

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How to use lustre in a sentence?

  1. Naveen Patnaik:

    When he speaks his words are akin to pearls strung on a silken thread....when he should speak it s like lustre shed by a ruby...when he does speak it s like crystal splash that cleaves the blue....

  2. Ben Wood:

    Nokia seems to have put together a very elegant deal in order to maximize the potential to drive some revenue from the handset business, with no risk in terms of hardware, the brand is strong in the feature phone space, but does it stand for a cutting-edge future proof smartphone? That's unclear ... It's a brand that has lost its lustre.

  3. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam that flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice his own thought, because it is his. In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts they come back to us with a sort of alienated majesty.

  4. Panchatantra:

    The lustre of a virtuous character cannot be defaced, nor can the vices of a vicious man ever become lucid. A jewel preserves its lustre, though trodden in the mud, but a brass pot, though placed upon the head, is brass still.

  5. Naveen Patnaik:

    quand il parle, ses mots s'apparentent à des perles enfilées sur un fil de soie ... quand il parle, il est comme le lustre répandu par un rubis ... quand il parle, c'est comme des éclaboussures de cristal qui fendent le bleu ....

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