lustrous, adj. 1. shiny, shining, glossy, gleaming, agleam, bright; sheenful, sheeny, nitid, polished, burnished, rutilant; radiant, irradiant, lambent, resplendent, beaming, beamy; dazzling, vivid, intense, ablaze, aflame, afire; fulgent, effulgent, refulgent; aglow, glowing, luminous, luminescent, luminiferous, incandescent, phosphorescent; iridescent, (both usu. of gems) orient, oriental; sparkling, scintillating, scintil-lant, coruscating, twinkling, shimmering, glimmering, glittering, aglitter, fulgid.
2. brilliant, magnificent, superb, rich, gorgeous; splendid, splendrous; glorious, illustrious, distinguished; renowned, famous, celebrated, eminent, prominent; august, admirable, majestic, honorable, noble, revered.
lusty, adj. 1. vigorous, full of vigor, robust, robustious, hardy, hale, hale and hearty, strong and healthy, bursting with health or vigor, SI. gutsy; energetic, full of energy, lively, full of life, youthful, blooming, (of a woman) buxom; sound, healthy, in good health, in good condition, fit, physically fit, in fine fettle, Inf. in good shape, Inf. in shape, Inf. the picture of health.
2. stout, staunch, stanch, firm, sturdy, tough, iron, inured, hardened, enduring, staminal, resilient, Inf. tough as nails, Inf. hard as rock; stalwart, rugged, hefty, husky, burly, solid, well-knit; able-bodied, able, athletic, sinewy, wiry; muscular, brawny, strapping, powerfully built, broad-shouldered, Derog. muscle-bound; powerful, potent, mighty.
3. hearty, heavy, substantial, ample, plenty, filling, satisfying, satiating, sating.
luxuriant, adj. 1. prolific, proliferous, teeming, profuse, bounteous; pullulating, alive with; abundant, plenteous, full, Rare, uberous; exuberant, luxurious, lush, rank, rife, rich, fat, flush; jungly, jungled, dense, wild, overrun.
2. copious, ample, abounding, overflowing, overspilling, spilling over, running over; lavish, thriving, superabundant; fruitful, fertile, fecund, productive.
3. florid, flowery, frilly, busy, ornate, baroque, elaborate, involved, Music, bravura; adorned, decorated, embellished, embroidered, festooned; overdone, overwrought, rococo, arabesque, Fine Arts, rocaille; ostentatious, flamboyant, showy, SI. flashy, gaudy, garish, tawdry; (all of writing) high-flown, bombastic, rhetorical, figurative, tropical, euphuistic.
luxuriate, v. 1. enjoy, bask in, indulge in, swim in, wallow in; feast on, savor, appreciate, gloat over, Inf. smack one's lips over, eat up; like, love, fancy, take to, SI. dig; take pleasure in, be pleased with, take satisfaction in, derive pleasure from; delight in, relish in, rejoice in, revel in, riot in, SI. groove on; SI. get a bang or kick or boot out of, SI. get a charge or lift out of, SI. get high off, SI. get off on.
2. thrive, prosper, flourish; grow, bloom, blossom, flower, bear fruit, fructify; mature, maturate, ripen; burst forth, mushroom, burgeon, boom, develop vigorously; issue, arise, originate, spring up, sprout, bud, germinate, pullulate, shoot up.
3. live in luxury, live in comfort, live off the fat of the land, live high off the hog, be in clover; have a good time, have a time of it, Inf. have the time of one's life, Inf. have a ball; take it easy, live the life of Riley.