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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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opalescento‧pa‧les‧cent /ˌəʊpəˈlesənt◂ $ ˌoʊ-/ adjective  CCBRIGHT literary having colours that shine and seem to change an opalescent sky
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opalescentan opalescent blue-greenAt night these creatures are quite often an opalescent blue-green.In the twilight it seemed to shine a pale, opalescent blue, nearly white.She had a most beautiful body which looked opalescent in the half light.In the centrepiece warped opalescent planet-images seemed to spill over gold, mechanical star-figures.They had a ghostly, opalescent similarity.They are orangey-pink in colour with a pearly, opalescent top.
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