Origin of efflorescent
Related Words for efflorescentdecorative, budding, coming, outgoing, rising, appearing, developing, emanant, emanating, blooming, flowery, sylvan, verdant, botanic, dendritic, herbaceous
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Historical Examples of efflorescent
In nothing is it akin to Isabella's efflorescent Plateresque-Gothic.Heroic Spain
Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
By careful evaporation, efflorescent prismatic crystals may be obtained, soluble in 41⁄2 parts of water.
And then the long hotel piazza came in view, efflorescent with the full-toiletted fair.Tales of the Argonauts
Their ordinary speech was ornate and efflorescent, throwing itself out in simile and hyperbole.Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St Luke
To be so near the reality, the literal flesh and blood of what had been a long series of efflorescent dreams, quite stirred him.John Ermine of the Yellowstone
1818, from Latin efflorescentem (nominative efflorescens), present participle of efflorescere (see effloresce).