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- 1. luster, lustre, brilliancy, splendor, splendour, brightness
- usage: a quality that outshines the usual
- 2. magnificence, brilliance, splendor, splendour, grandeur, grandness, elegance
- usage: the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand; "for magnificence and personal service there is the Queen's hotel"; "his `Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects"; "it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor"; "an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art"; "advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products"
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