GRE Word List


a glow of reflected light : sheen

The meaning of the word luster is a glow of reflected light : sheen.

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monetaryof or relating to money or to the mechanisms by which it is supplied to and circulates in the economy
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weanto accustom (a young child or animal) to take food otherwise than by nursing
loftyelevated in character and spirit : noble
madrigala medieval short lyrical poem in a strict poetic form
sublimeto cause to pass directly from the solid to the vapor state and condense back to solid form
captiousmarked by an often ill-natured inclination to stress faults and raise objections
peripatetica follower of Aristotle or adherent of Aristotelianism
hazarda source of danger