becoming liquid; melting.
tending toward a liquid state.
- li·ques·cence, noun
- un·li·ques·cent, adjective
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How to use liquescent in a sentence
Instead, however, of listening to the sermons, Burton got flirting with a Meccan girl with citrine skin and liquescent eyes.The Life of Sir Richard Burton | Thomas Wright
So might an Arctic explorer thrill at his first ken of green fields and liquescent waters.Whirligigs | O. Henry
To the northwest—Canoe River-ward—there poured a wonderful light of pale liquescent amber.Down the Columbia | Lewis R. Freeman
The music is deliciously idyllic—conjuring up a dream-picture of a sylvan spring night bathed in liquescent moonlight.The Complete Opera Book | Gustav Kobb
British Dictionary definitions for liquescent
(of a solid or gas) becoming or tending to become liquid
- liquescence or liquescency, noun
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