OPALESCENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of OPALESCENT
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opalescent
 a.  varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles; lustrous
Classic Sentence:
1  Round the near horizon went the haze, opalescent with frost and smoke, and on the top lay the small blue sky; so that it was like being inside an enclosure, always inside.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 5
2  The first faint winter's dawn was beginning to appear, and we could dimly see the occasional figure of an early workman as he passed us, blurred and indistinct in the opalescent London reek.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ABBEY GRANGE
Example Sentence:
1  The oil slick on the water had an opalescent, rainbow-like sheen.