Lustering to Lychnoscope
1. The act or process of imparting a luster, as to pottery.
2. The brightening of a metal in the crucible when it becomes pure, as in certain refining processes.
(Lus"ter*less, Lus"tre*less), a. Destitute of luster; dim; dull.
1. Full of lust; excited by lust. Spenser. Tillotson.
2. Exciting lust; characterized by lust or sensuality. " Lustful orgies." Milton.
3. Strong; lusty. [Obs.] " Lustful health." Sackville.
Syn. sensual; fleshly; carnal; inordinate; licentious; lewd; unchaste; impure; libidinous; lecherous.
Lust"ful*ly, adv. Lust"ful*ness, n.
(Lus"tic) a. Lusty; vigorous. [Obs.]
(Lus"ti*head) n. [Lusty + -head.] See Lustihood. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Lus"ti*hood) n. [Lusty + -hood.] State of being lusty; vigor of body. " Full of lustihood."
(Lus"ti*ly), adv. In a lusty or vigorous manner.
(Lus"ti*ness), n. State of being lusty; vigor; strength.
(Lust"less) a. [CF. Listless.]
1. Lacking vigor; weak; spiritless. [Obs.] Spenser.
2. Free from sexual lust.
(Lus"tral) a. [L. lustralis, fr. lustrum: cf. F. lustral. See Lustrum.]
1. Of or pertaining to, or used for, purification; as, lustral days; lustral water.
2. Of or pertaining to a lustrum.
(Lus"trate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lustrated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Lustrating ] [L. lustratus, p. p.
of lustrare to lustrate, fr. lustrum. See Lustrum.] To make clear or pure by means of a propitiatory
offering; to purify.
We must purge, and cleanse, and lustrate the whole city.Hammond.
(Lus*tra"tion) n. [L. lustratio: cf. F. lustration.]
1. The act of lustrating or purifying.
And holy water for lustration bring.Dryden.
2. (Antiq.) A sacrifice, or ceremony, by which cities, fields, armies, or people, defiled by crimes, pestilence,
or other cause of uncleanness, were purified.