- becoming liquid; melting.
- tending toward a liquid state.
Origin of liquescent
Related Words for liquescentsucculent, solvent, damp, smooth, running, wet, reducing, thawed, dulcet, fluent, juicy, luscious, mellifluous, mellow, moist, molten, moving, sappy, soft, thin
Examples from the Web for liquescent
Historical Examples of liquescent
The music is deliciously idyllic—conjuring up a dream-picture of a sylvan spring night bathed in liquescent moonlight.The Complete Opera Book
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
So might an Arctic explorer thrill at his first ken of green fields and liquescent waters.Whirligigs
- (of a solid or gas) becoming or tending to become liquid
Word Origin for liquescent
- Becoming or tending to become liquid; melting.