Test Prep Vocabulary – lackluster

Children are too often the victims of a lackluster economy.

Today’s Test Prep Vocabulary: ¬†lackluster

lackluster – bleak, uninspiring

Word Building:

lack + lustrare

lack Рto not have, to be missing

“Lack” was often added to words such as lackland. What do you think lackland means?

lustrare –¬†to polish or brighten (Latin)

Sample Sentence:

The actress blamed her lackluster performance on the poor script, but everyone knew she was to blame for her own bad performance.

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