Origin of efflorescent
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Examples from the Web for efflorescent
In nothing is it akin to Isabella's efflorescent Plateresque-Gothic.Heroic Spain
Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
By careful evaporation, efflorescent prismatic crystals may be obtained, soluble in 41⁄2 parts of water.
And then the long hotel piazza came in view, efflorescent with the full-toiletted fair.Tales of the Argonauts
Their ordinary speech was ornate and efflorescent, throwing itself out in simile and hyperbole.Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St Luke
To be so near the reality, the literal flesh and blood of what had been a long series of efflorescent dreams, quite stirred him.John Ermine of the Yellowstone
Word Origin and History for efflorescent
1818, from Latin efflorescentem (nominative efflorescens), present participle of efflorescere (see effloresce).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper