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synonyms for opalescent

  • bright
  • iridescent
  • opaline
  • pearly
  • polychromatic
See also synonyms for: opalescence
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Here’s How She Became a Global CelebrityYet of all these recent portrayals, it’s Emma Corrin’s, in the fourth season of Netflix’s fiction-based-on-fact drama The Crown, that comes closest to capturing Diana’s opalescent mystery.
WHY PRINCESS DIANA IS SO HARD TO GET RIGHT ONSCREENSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKOCTOBER 26, 2021TIME
The saline tracts between the prisms produce a milky or opalescent appearance.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
We mounted to the upper deck, under the open sky, with its opalescent tints and shifting clouds to the west.
THE WASTED GENERATIONOWEN JOHNSON
First, silvery threads of light began to weave along the bristling ridges of the east and opalescent flecks to glimmer overhead.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
Two Venetian glass vases on the mantel gave out an opalescent gleam in the twilight.
MOLLY BROWN'S SOPHOMORE DAYSNELL SPEED
When a great quantity of gelatin is present the filtrate will be opalescent instead of perfectly clear.
DETECTION OF THE COMMON FOOD ADULTERANTSEDWIN M. BRUCE
Each of the dials was of opalescent glass set in a framework of iron and was twenty-two feet or more in diameter.
CHRISTOPHER AND THE CLOCKMAKERSSARA WARE BASSETT
An opalescent mist lay along the horizon and the waves rolled in lazily, 169 too lazily to break with their accustomed crash.
THE DRAGON'S SECRETAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
Shining opalescent mists swirled about it, and the ceaseless roar of it filled the cave with sound.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, APRIL, 1931VARIOUS
We reached the top of the cliff, where the opalescent river plunged down in the flaming fall.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, APRIL, 1931VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO OPALESCENT

  • bleary
  • blurred
  • cloudy
  • dim
  • hazy
  • membranous
  • milky
  • misty
  • opalescent
  • opaque
  • pearly
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