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The one shade of Mega Glo Loose Highlighting Powder, Written in the Stars, contains iridescent pearls that are perfect for building up a glow on both face and body.
Add a neon effect with white eyeliner to get that iridescent glow.
Shield bugs are also known as jewel bugs for their iridescent colors, like the cotton harlequin and the rainbow shield bug.
Rapper and model Playboi Carti closed the show with an oversized metallic poncho, iridescent chain-link duffle and graphic print pants.
At any one time, 2,000 butterflies — iridescent, brilliantly colored, elaborately patterned, are flying through the air, alighting on the lush vegetation and occasionally on a visitor.
But what lasts long after the credits roll is the movie’s quiet beauty, the iridescent sheen of an oil slick that enshrouds the narrative and the moments of near silence preceding terrifying noise.
From the perspective of the female hummingbird, the would-be suitor would look like a small comet hurtling through the sky with sunlight glinting off his iridescent head feathers.
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Iris, the Greek goddess of the rainbow, took messages from Mount Olympus to earth, and from gods to mortals or other gods, using the rainbow as her stairway. Iridescence is thus the glowing, shifting, colorful quality of a rainbow, also seen in an opal, a light oil slick, a butterfly wing, or the mother-of-pearl that lines an oyster shell.
IRIDESCENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of iridescent for English Language Learners
: shining with many different colors when seen from different angles
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