- effervescing; bubbling.
- vivacious; merry; lively; sparkling.
Origin of effervescent
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- (of a liquid) giving off bubbles of gas; bubbling
- high-spirited; vivacious
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Word Origin and History for effervescently
1680s, from Latin effervescentem (nominative effervescens), present participle of effervescere (see effervescence). Meaning "exuberant" is from 1833.
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