lus·tre || 'lʌstə(r) n. gloss, shine, sheen; substance which gives a surface a gloss, polish; radiance, brightness; glory, splendor; cut glass ornament on a chandelier; chandelier or other light decorated with cut glass ornaments; synthetic shiny fabric (also luster) v. coat with a glossy finish, give a sheen to; make lustrous, cause to shine; become lustrous (also luster)

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