- becoming liquid; melting.
- tending toward a liquid state.
Origin of liquescent
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Examples from the Web for 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
C18: from Latin liquescere
- Becoming or tending to become liquid; melting.
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