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effervescing

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Effervesce \Ef'fer*vesce"\, verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Effervesced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Effervescing}.] [L. effervescere; ex + fervescere to begin boiling, incho., fr. fervere to boil. See {Fervent}.]

1. To be in a state of natural ebullition; to bubble and hiss, as fermenting liquors, or any fluid, when some part escapes in a gaseous form.

2. To exhibit, in lively natural expression, feelings that can not be repressed or concealed; as, to effervesce with joy or merriment. Effervescence

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

effervescing

adjective

1: emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or fermentation; "bubbling champagne"; "foamy (or frothy) beer" [syn: {bubbling}, {bubbly}, {foaming}, {foamy}, {frothy}, {effervescing}, {spumy}]


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