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opalescence
Reflection of rainbow of light
mirage
an optical illusion that looks like a puddle of water but is dry
whimper
a low whine or broken sound
preposterous
ridiculous
caper
leap or prance about
incredulously
not believing what is heard is true
irrelevance
not important
implication
logical connection
shrill
high piercing sound
malevolent
harmful or evil
gyration
short back and forth movements
obscure
mysterious
opaque
hard to see; hard to understand
gnaw
to chew on with the teeth
speculation
a guess
speculation
a guess
scowl
frown
jabber
chatter; gibberish
jeer
mock scornfully
indigo
blue dye that comes from a plant
formulate
to prepare according to a formula or recipe
mimicry
ridicule by imitation
inarticulate
speech that is unclear
gibbering
to speak so rapidly that the speech is not understandable
improvisation
an act done without practice
squawk
harsh, abrupt scream
bristle
hairs stand on end- usually out of anger or fear.
relentless
an action we don't like that has no promise of stopping