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  • n  a surface coating for ceramics or porcelain
  • n  a quality that outshines the usual
  • n  the visual property of something that shines with reflected light

  • As the pearls heat they will lose their moonbeam lustre, may crack and the wealthy lady will grow frantic.
  • Brother Theodore, adding fresh lustre to the name, was starting out for the other side of the world.
  • Graziani, who made his fierce reputation by fighting defenseless natives in Africa, was in a fair way to lose his lustre in the Libyan sands.
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    Ted hailed from a most famous Irish-American family, and through his own endeavours and achievement, he has added further lustre to the reputation of a great family. . . . In good days and bad, Ted Kennedy worked valiantly for the cause of peace on... Brian Cowen Irish Times Aug 26, 2009 59946 79910 lustre I don't see them moving forward," Adam Scott said, an opinion shared by many of his peers. "It's not different for the money. They're not playing them on great golf courses. It's just another event. They've lost some of the lustre they once...

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