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iridescent
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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Definition
varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles
  • The huge pool of blood in front of her was already assuming the iridescence of coagulation; and when the sun rose a hundred prismatic hues were reflected from it.
    1 — The Maiden (38% in)

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