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ˌoʊ pəˈlɛs əntopales·cent

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  1. iridescent, nacreous, opalescent, opaline, pearlescentadjective

    having a play of lustrous rainbow colors

    "an iridescent oil slick"; "nacreous (or pearlescent) clouds looking like mother-of-pearl"; "a milky opalescent (or opaline) luster"


  1. opalescentadjective

    Exhibiting a milky iridescence like that of an opal.

    Etymology: From . First attested in 1813.


  1. Opalescent

    with a bluish white lustre, as in opals.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of opalescent in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of opalescent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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    lacking orderly continuity
    • A. disjointed
    • B. witless
    • C. blistering
    • D. nasty

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