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iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
pellucid - transparent; limpid(crystal clear); clear in meaning; easy to understand
vile - despicable; unpleasant; disgusting; Ex. vile slander
consistency - absence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous
palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
nourish - provide with food necessary for life and growth
willful - wilful; intentional; headstrong
extricate - free from an entanglement or difficulty; disentangle
luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs