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  1. opalesce(verb)

    reflect light or colors like an opal

    "Distant clouds opalesce like pale brocade"; "raindrops caught in a sunbeam seem to opalesce"

  2. opalesce(verb)

    exhibit a play of colors like that of an opal

    "This nitrate opalesces under certain conditions"


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