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Meaning of EFFERVESCENT

Pronunciation:  `efur'vesunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  marked by high spirits or excitement; "his fertile effervescent mind"; "scintillating personality"; "sparkling conversation"; "a row of sparkly cheerleaders"
  2. [adj]  (of a liquid) giving off bubbles
  3. [adj]  used of wines and waters; charged naturally or artificially with carbon dioxide; "sparkling wines"; "sparkling water"
 

EFFERVESCENT is a 12 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: aerated, bubbling, bubbly, carbonated, charged, effervescing, fizzing, fizzy, foaming, foamy, frothy, lively, scintillating, sparkling, sparkly
 
 Antonyms: noneffervescent, still
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ef`fer*ves"cent\, a. [L. effervescences, p. pr. of
effervescere: cf. F. effervescent.]
Gently boiling or bubbling, by means of the disengagement of
gas

 
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