One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘her hair lost its lustre’
sheen, gloss, glossiness, shine, brightness, radiance, burnish, polish, patina, glow, gleam, glimmer, shimmer
2‘the lustre of the Milky Way’
brilliance, brightness, sparkle, dazzle, flash, glitter, glint, gleam, radiance, luminousness, luminosity, luminescence, light
rare effulgence, refulgence, lambency, coruscation
3‘the lustre of their achievements’
honour, glory, illustriousness, credit, merit, prestige, éclat, distinction, eminence, pre-eminence, notability, consequence, renown, fame
4‘a ginger jar in pink lustre with embossed flowers’
glaze, lacquer, shellac, varnish, enamel, patina, coat, coating, covering, finish
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