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Word: luster

Definition: shine; gloss (of a polished surface)


More Vocab Words

::: unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave
::: irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
::: intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
::: fusion - union; coalition; V. fuse
::: collate - examine and compare in order to verify authenticity; arrange in order (the sheets of a book before they are bound)
::: oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes
::: derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
::: unexceptionable - entirely acceptable; not offering any basis for criticism
::: brisk - quick and active; marked by liveliness and vigor
::: ambiguous - unclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation