Vocabulary Builder

Vocabulary Builder

    Improve Your Writing

  • Boost your vocabulary
  • See words in the context of real sentences
  • Learn by association and by definition
  • Master a new lexicon!

Get Started Below

Vocabulary Word

Word: opalescent

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


Sentences Containing 'opalescent'

This work displays several features typical of the Tiffany style: opalescent glass, streaky (Kokomo) glass, drapery glass, and plating.

More Vocab Words

::: artful - exhibiting art or skill; deceitful; cunning; CF. artifice
::: charm - quality of pleasing; amulet; action or formula thought to have magical power; spell; V: attract; cast a spell on; bewitch
::: refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
::: genesis - beginning; origin
::: illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
::: migratory - wandering; V. migrate: move from one region and settle in another; move periodically from one region to another
::: crone - hag; ugly old woman
::: detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
::: agitate - stir up; disturb
::: magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner