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effervesce

[ ef-er-ves ]
/ 藢蓻f 蓹r藞v蓻s /
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verb (used without object), ef路fer路vesced, ef路fer路vesc路ing.
to give off bubbles of gas, as fermenting liquors.
to issue forth in bubbles.
to show enthusiasm, excitement, liveliness, etc.: The parents effervesced with pride over their new baby.
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Origin of effervesce

1695鈥1705; <Latin efferv膿scere, equivalent to ef-ef- + ferv- hot (see fervent) + -膿scere-esce

OTHER WORDS FROM effervesce

ef路fer路ves路cence, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for effervesce

effervesce
/ (藢蓻f蓹藞v蓻s) /

verb (intr)
(of a liquid) to give off bubbles of gas
(of a gas) to issue in bubbles from a liquid
to exhibit great excitement, vivacity, etc

Derived forms of effervesce

effervescible, adjectiveeffervescingly, adverb

Word Origin for effervesce

C18: from Latin effervescere to foam up, from fervescere to begin to boil, from ferv膿re to boil, ferment
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