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See definition of opaline on Dictionary.com
  • as iniridescent
  • as inmilky
  • as inopalescent
  • as inpearly

synonyms for opaline

  • lustrous
  • pearly
  • shimmering
  • irised
  • many-colored
  • nacreous
  • opalescent
  • polychromatic
  • prismatic
  • rainbowlike
  • frosted
  • iridescent
  • milky
  • off-white
  • fair
  • ivory
  • pearl
  • silver
  • nacreous
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How to use opaline in a sentence

Viewed from the peak, the lakes sparkle like opaline gems in the sun.
BIRDS OF THE ROCKIESLEANDER SYLVESTER KEYSER
Its nature is like opaline dove's-neck lustres, hovering and evanescent.
DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS FROM ANCIENT AND MODERN, ENGLISH AND FOREIGN SOURCESJAMES WOOD
Tritons with wreathed horns follow his chariot, and naiads as graceful as the waves sport in the opaline waters.
'ROUND THE YEAR IN MYTH AND SONGFLORENCE HOLBROOK
It was about five in the morning, and the sky was beginning to assume those opaline tints which summoned daybreak.
THE TRAPPER'S DAUGHTERGUSTAVE AIMARD
They were alone on the wide balcony, and the opaline hues of sunset sparkled on the blue horizon.
GUY KENMORE'S WIFE AND THE ROSE AND THE LILYMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
The look is distinctly opaline, or, as a poet has called the opal, like "a pearl with a soul in it."
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 14, NO. 86, DECEMBER, 1864VARIOUS
Through this opaline archway she had walked with her fancies, like Saint Catherine with her lily.
THE SWORD OF DAMOCLESANNA KATHARINE GREEN
The opaline loveliness of the choirs clearstory grisaille has drawn from M. Viollet-le-Duc one of his most eloquent pages.
HOW FRANCE BUILT HER CATHEDRALSELIZABETH BOYLE O'REILLY
It was a glorious afternoon, one of those opaline, blue-arched autumn days when it should have been a joy merely to be alive.
THE PRAIRIE WIFEARTHUR STRINGER
A brass oil lamp with an opaline shade hung over the table from a beam beneath the skylight.
THE SEA AND THE JUNGLEH. M. TOMLINSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OPALINE

  • irised
  • lustrous
  • many-colored
  • nacreous
  • opalescent
  • opaline
  • pearly
  • polychromatic
  • prismatic
  • rainbowlike
  • shimmering
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.