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1. Having a sheen or glow; gleaming: lustrous pearls. See Synonyms at bright.
2. Well-known or distinguished; illustrious: lustrous achievements.

lus′trous·ly adv.
lus′trous·ness n.


in a lustrous manner
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Then we found that the full moon was gleaming lustrously from a cloudless sky across the valley.
Through her black veil the whites of her big eyes gleamed lustrously like the eyes of a masked woman.
The lion tamer was lustrously delivered by Martin Winkler, who reappeared in Act III as an Acrobat in Lulu's stable of men.
Rolling Stone raved about the new album saying: "The 11 songs are precision-tuned and lustrously polished, jammed with hooks and choruses" in their glowing 4* review.
Nephelidia From the depth of the dreamy decline of the dawn through a notable nimbus of nebulous noonshine, Pallid and pink as the palm of the flag-flower that flickers with fear of the flies as they float, Are the looks of our lovers that lustrously lean from a marvel of mystic miraculous moonshine, These that we feel in the blood of our blushes that thicken and threaten with throbs through the throat.
When he died in San Francisco at the end of August, he left behind a chain of international accomplishments, but on that chain no gem glowed more lustrously than the Canadian Opera Company.
Sophie Bevan's lustrously voiced Vixen Sharp-Ears combines gambolling legs-in-the-air coquettishness with a cheerfully amoral relish in despatching her victims and ensnaring a suitor.
The quality of the product is obvious in its great, lustrously deep colour which gives really good coverage and lasts really well.
in East Aurora, NY, said that while soft maple may not finish as lustrously as hard maple, the soft maple trees offer some very dramatic figure types, particularly curly figures, making them an affordable and attractive option.
Control": I've always been a total Dylan freak, but I knew absolutely nothing about Joy Division's Ian Curtis and his music until this terribly poignant, lustrously black- and-white first feature introduced me to them, photographer-turned-director Anton Corbijn and the most naturally compelling British actor I've met in ages, Sam Riley.
The star of Bonhams' 6 December offering was another royal portrait--royal in that it once belonged to George v, King of Hanover--Jan Lievens's lustrously tressed young girl in profile (Fig.