iridescence

[ ir-i-des-uh ns ]SEE DEFINITION OF iridescence

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Henry's sleep was feverish, and shot with the iridescence of strange dreams.

Iridescence is, indeed, one of the strongest factors of concealment.

She was dressed in black, as usual, with an iridescence of some sort about her person and her hat.

Look for their iridescence of edges of shadow, and of the contours of objects.

The little tongues of flame that lit her hair dazzled with iridescence.

But in the presence of beauty—look at the iridescence round the moon!

What has happened is as clear as the iridescence of a dragon's eye.

On the contrary, its wings had grown to an amazing span and iridescence.

It was funny stuff, with an iridescence on it as if she had been rubbing it with furniture polish.

The iridescence of the rippling water over the rainbow-coloured pebbles is very lovely.

WORD ORIGIN

1804, from iridescent + -ence. Related: Iridescency (1799).

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