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opalescence

See definition of opalescence on Dictionary.com
  • as iniridescence
  • as inluster

synonyms for opalescence

  • light
  • phosphorescence
  • radiance
  • brightness
  • brilliance
  • glitter
  • glow
  • sheen
  • shimmer
  • sparkle
  • afterglow
  • brilliancy
  • burnish
  • dazzle
  • effulgence
  • glaze
  • gleam
  • glint
  • incandescence
  • iridescence
  • lambency
  • luminousness
  • polish
  • radiance
  • refulgence
  • resplendence
  • candescence

antonyms for opalescence

MOST RELEVANT
  • dark
  • darkness
  • dullness
  • matte
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How to use opalescence in a sentence

Across the violet surface of the Mediterranean and the crystal opalescence of the evening sky the music fell voluptuously.
THE ENEMIES OF WOMENVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
In a certain aspect, there plays over this spot a violet opalescence of exceeding richness.
THE ROMANCE OF NATURAL HISTORY, SECOND SERIESPHILIP HENRY GOSSE
And in the midst of it all the girl shone like the one evening star in the mystic opalescence of twilight.
THE GRAIN OF DUSTDAVID GRAHAM PHILLIPS
Far overhead there was one fleeting glimpse of a pinpoint of dull opalescence reflecting the rays of the dying sun.
THE PLANETOID OF PERILPAUL ERNST
The filtrate from these precipitates containing only fractional residues of acetone still shows opalescence.
RESEARCHES ON CELLULOSEC. F. CROSS
Collosol Argentum, 1-2000: The liquid has a slight opalescence.
THE PROPAGANDA FOR REFORM IN PROPRIETARY MEDICINES, VOL. 2 OF 2VARIOUS
In an instant the opalescence of the transformation showed on it, but its dozen ray projectors were at work.
INVADERS FROM THE INFINITEJOHN WOOD CAMPBELL
The relux glowed, and the opalescence shifted with bewildering, confusing colors.
INVADERS FROM THE INFINITEJOHN WOOD CAMPBELL
A ship glowed with the ray, the opalescence of relux under moleculars visible on its walls.
INVADERS FROM THE INFINITEJOHN WOOD CAMPBELL
A diffused glow of opalescence ran over every ship—save the giant.
INVADERS FROM THE INFINITEJOHN WOOD CAMPBELL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OPALESCENCE

  • light
  • opalescence
  • phosphorescence
  • radiance
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