[ ef-er-ves-uhnt ]
/ ˌɛf ərˈvɛs ənt /
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vivacious; merry; lively; sparkling.
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Origin of effervescent
OTHER WORDS FROM effervescent
ef·fer·ves·cent·ly, adverbnon·ef·fer·ves·cent, adjectivenon·ef·fer·ves·cent·ly, adverbun·ef·fer·ves·cent, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for effervescent
Through its whiskers the calamitous object chattered effervescently and waved its hands.The Trimmed Lamp|O. Henry
British Dictionary definitions for effervescent
/ (ˌɛfəˈvɛsənt) /
(of a liquid) giving off bubbles of gas; bubbling
Derived forms of effervescenteffervescence, nouneffervescently, adverb
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