IRIDESCENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of IRIDESCENT
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 a.  exhibiting or giving out colors like those of rainbow; gleaming or shimmering with rainbow colors
Classic Sentence:
1  And this time his being within her was all soft and iridescent, purely soft and iridescent, such as no consciousness could seize.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 12
2  Suddenly these two wheeled out from the mass of dancers, dived into one of the pools of the heath, and came out somewhere into an iridescent hollow, arched with rainbows.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 3 How a Little Sound Produced a Great Dream
3  The drakes were handsome fellows, with pinkish grey bodies, their heads and necks covered with iridescent green feathers which grew close and full, changing to blue like a peacock's neck.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: I
4  He played with the idea and grew wilful; tossed it into the air and transformed it; let it escape and recaptured it; made it iridescent with fancy and winged it with paradox.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3
Example Sentence:
1  She admired the iridescent hues of the oil that floated on the surface of the water.
2  Her latest fashion collection features shimmering iridescent materials.