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luster

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of luster

  1. 1 brightness created by light reflected from a surface <the Hope diamond is famous for its brilliant luster> Synonyms burnish, gloss, luminance, shine (or lustre), polish, sheenRelated Words glare, gleam, glimmer, glint, glisten, glow, shimmer; blink, flicker, sparkle, twinkle; illumination, irradiation; iridescence, luminescence; brilliance, luminosity, radiance, radiancy, refulgence; finish, glazeNear Antonyms dimness, dinginess, dirtiness, drabness, dullness (also dulness), flatness; grayness, paleness; cloudiness, gloom, murkiness, obscureness, obscurity, somberness

  2. 2 the quality or state of having or giving off light <on a clear night at sea the stars seem to take on a magical luster> Synonyms brightness, brilliancy, candor, dazzle, effulgence, illumination, lambency, lightness, luminance, luminosity, luminousness, brilliance (or lustre), lustrousness, radiance, refulgence, splendorRelated Words blaze, flare, flash, flicker, light; fluorescence, incandescence, luminescence; burnish, gloss, polish, sheen, shine, shininess; fire, flame, glare, glow; flash, gleam, glimmer, glint, glisten, glitter, scintillation, shimmer, sparkle, twinkleNear Antonyms dimness, gloominess, somberness; cloudiness, haziness, murkiness, obscureness, obscurity; colorlessness, grayness, lackluster, paleness, shadiness, shadowinessAntonyms blackness, dark, darkness, dullness (also dulness), duskiness



Variants of luster

or lustre

luster

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of luster

  1. to shoot forth bursts of light <her pearl necklace lustered softly in the candlelight of the restaurant> Synonyms coruscate, flame, glance, gleam, glimmer, glint, glisten, glister, glitter, flash (or lustre), scintillate, shimmer, spangle, sparkle, twinkle, wink, winkleRelated Words beam, radiate, shine; bedazzle, blind, daze, dazzle; blaze, burn, flare, glare, glow



Variants of luster

or lustre


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