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Word: opalescent

Definition: iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence


More Vocab Words

::: impassive - without feeling; expressionless; imperturbable; stoical; Ex. impassive face
::: probe - explore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe
::: extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
::: execute - put into effect; carry out; kill as a lawful punishment; N. execution
::: mammoth - gigantic; enormous
::: potentate - monarch; sovereign
::: monochromatic - having only one color
::: whelp - young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
::: taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
::: emissary - agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger