GRE Word List

LUSTER

shine; gloss (of a polished surface)

The meaning of the word luster is shine; gloss (of a polished surface).

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WordMeaning
eugenicpertaining to the improvement of race; N. eugenics: study of hereditary improvement of the human race
guycable or chain attached to something that needs to be braced or steadied; CF. guide
proponentsupporter; backer; opposite of opponent
alchemymedieval chemistry
dutiful(of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)
mishapunfortunate accident
ramifybranch out; divide into branches or subdivisions
inroadhostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
stupefystun; make numb (as with a drug); amaze
adversaryopponent; enemy