Examples from the Web for efflorescent
In nothing is it akin to Isabella's efflorescent Plateresque-Gothic.Heroic Spain|Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
Gilfoyle's forgotten affections came back to life, expanding and efflorescent.We Can't Have Everything|Rupert Hughes
This salt, in its efflorescent state, exists extensively in the limestone caves of Missouri and Arkansas.
Their ordinary speech was ornate and efflorescent, throwing itself out in simile and hyperbole.Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St Luke|Henry Burton
By careful evaporation, efflorescent prismatic crystals may be obtained, soluble in 41⁄2 parts of water.
Word Origin and History for efflorescent
1818, from Latin efflorescentem (nominative efflorescens), present participle of efflorescere (see effloresce).