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adjective as in rainbow-colored


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The birds’ flashy, iridescent feathers heat up more than other types of feathers, possibly making it harder to stay cool in hot, sunny conditions.

It worked out though — the iridescent rhinestones on her dress complemented the sheen of the paisley design on his jacket beautifully.

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Moss should’ve been the star of the Twilight movies, not humans, werewolves, or iridescent vampires.

Maybe it was the kelp’s iridescent colors, maybe the wonder of hoisting 15-foot walls of plants out of the water.

You can fill the final creation with iridescent film, like in the video, or something more silly such as homemade Silly Putty or growing dinosaurs.

New York in the 1920s was iridescent, and its boom was spontaneous.

Or on an iridescent gold and green suit detailed with iridescent green mirco-paillettes.

I describe the pink hued iridescent bubbles in the bathtub, and the way they glide away from my skin as if it's made of silk.

It was paired with a sweater designed like an exaggerated version of a V-neck made in an iridescent knit.

Iridescent colors came in combinations of deep reds, purples, golds, and greens.

In the clear light of a window at the woman's back, her hair, with a groundwork of crimson, was overshot with iridescent lights.

People were walking about in purple and gold togas; on the house-tops were pigeons whose throats shone like iridescent beads.

Through the sea haze Mitylene shines out like an iridescent bubble of light.

He asked if I would dine with him some evening at the "Iridescent," and I said it was not a time for dining at restaurants.

Then comes a ball to which I shall wear a frock all little fluttering iridescent draperies, suggesting an airy hummingbird.

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On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to iridescent, such as: lustrous, pearly, shimmering, irised, many-colored, and nacreous.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.