defervesce

[ dee-fer-ves, def-er- ]
/ ˌdi fərˈvɛs, ˌdɛf ər- /

verb (used without object), de·fer·vesced, de·fer·vesc·ing.

to undergo defervescence.

Nearby words

  1. deferred,
  2. deferred annuity,
  3. deferred charge,
  4. deferred sentence,
  5. deferred share,
  6. defervescence,
  7. deffo,
  8. defiance,
  9. defiant,
  10. defiantly

Origin of defervesce

First recorded in 1855–60; back formation from defervescence

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