Opalesce



[oh-puh-les] /ˌoʊ pəˈlɛs/

verb (used without object), opalesced, opalescing.
1.
to exhibit a play of colors like that of the opal.
/ˌəʊpəˈlɛs/
verb
1.
(intransitive) to exhibit a milky iridescence

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