opalesce

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o·pal·esce

 (ō′pə-lĕs′)
intr.v. o·pal·esced, o·pal·esc·ing, o·pal·esc·es
To exhibit an iridescent shimmer of colors.

[Back-formation from opalescence.]

opalesce

(ˌəʊpəˈlɛs)
vb
(intr) to exhibit a milky iridescence

opalesce


Past participle: opalesced
Gerund: opalescing

Imperative
opalesce
opalesce
Present
I opalesce
you opalesce
he/she/it opalesces
we opalesce
you opalesce
they opalesce
Preterite
I opalesced
you opalesced
he/she/it opalesced
we opalesced
you opalesced
they opalesced
Present Continuous
I am opalescing
you are opalescing
he/she/it is opalescing
we are opalescing
you are opalescing
they are opalescing
Present Perfect
I have opalesced
you have opalesced
he/she/it has opalesced
we have opalesced
you have opalesced
they have opalesced
Past Continuous
I was opalescing
you were opalescing
he/she/it was opalescing
we were opalescing
you were opalescing
they were opalescing
Past Perfect
I had opalesced
you had opalesced
he/she/it had opalesced
we had opalesced
you had opalesced
they had opalesced
Future
I will opalesce
you will opalesce
he/she/it will opalesce
we will opalesce
you will opalesce
they will opalesce
Future Perfect
I will have opalesced
you will have opalesced
he/she/it will have opalesced
we will have opalesced
you will have opalesced
they will have opalesced
Future Continuous
I will be opalescing
you will be opalescing
he/she/it will be opalescing
we will be opalescing
you will be opalescing
they will be opalescing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been opalescing
you have been opalescing
he/she/it has been opalescing
we have been opalescing
you have been opalescing
they have been opalescing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been opalescing
you will have been opalescing
he/she/it will have been opalescing
we will have been opalescing
you will have been opalescing
they will have been opalescing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been opalescing
you had been opalescing
he/she/it had been opalescing
we had been opalescing
you had been opalescing
they had been opalescing
Conditional
I would opalesce
you would opalesce
he/she/it would opalesce
we would opalesce
you would opalesce
they would opalesce
Past Conditional
I would have opalesced
you would have opalesced
he/she/it would have opalesced
we would have opalesced
you would have opalesced
they would have opalesced
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.opalesce - reflect light or colors like an opal; "Distant clouds opalesce like pale brocade"; "raindrops caught in a sunbeam seem to opalesce"
shine, reflect - be bright by reflecting or casting light; "Drive carefully--the wet road reflects"
2.opalesce - exhibit a play of colors like that of an opal; "This nitrate opalesces under certain conditions"
iridesce - be iridescent; "The corals iridesced under the surface of the clear water"