effervescent


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ef·fer·vesce

 (ĕf′ər-vĕs′)
intr.v. ef·fer·vesced, ef·fer·vesc·ing, ef·fer·vesc·es
1. To emit small bubbles of gas, as a carbonated or fermenting liquid.
2. To escape from a liquid as bubbles; bubble up.
3. To show high spirits or animation.

[Latin effervēscere : ex-, up, out; see ex- + fervēscere, to start boiling, inchoative of fervēre, to boil; see bhreu- in Indo-European roots.]

ef′fer·ves′cence, ef′fer·ves′cen·cy n.
ef′fer·ves′cent adj.
ef′fer·ves′cent·ly adv.

effervescent

(ˌɛfəˈvɛsənt)
adj
1. (Chemistry) (of a liquid) giving off bubbles of gas; bubbling
2. high-spirited; vivacious
ˌefferˈvescence, effervescency n
ˌefferˈvescently adv

ef•fer•ves•cent

(ˌɛf ərˈvɛs ənt)

adj.
1. bubbling.
2. vivacious.
[1675–85; < Latin]
ef`fer•ves′cence, n.
ef`fer•ves′cent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.effervescent - used of wines and waters; charged naturally or artificially with carbon dioxide; "sparkling wines"; "sparkling water"
2.effervescent - (of a liquid) giving off bubbles
noneffervescent - not effervescent
3.effervescent - marked by high spirits or excitement; "his fertile effervescent mind"; "scintillating personality"; "a row of sparkly cheerleaders"
lively - full of life and energy; "a lively discussion"; "lively and attractive parents"; "a lively party"

effervescent

effervescent

adjective
Full of joyful, unrestrained high spirits:
Translations
فَوّار
brusende
freyîandi, freyîi-, meî gosi; glaîvær
köpüren

effervescent

[ˌefəˈvesnt] ADJ
1. (lit) → efervescente
2. (fig) [person] → rebosante de vitalidad

effervescent

[ˌɛfərˈvɛsənt] adj
(= fizzy) [liquid] → effervescent(e)
[person] → plein(e) d'entrain

effervescent

adjsprudelnd; (fig)überschäumend

effervescent

[ˌɛfəˈvɛsnt] adjeffervescente

effervesce

(efəˈves) verb
to give off bubbles of gas; to fizz. The champagne effervesced in the glasses.
ˌefferˈvescence noun
ˌefferˈvescent adjective

ef·fer·ves·cent

a. efervescente, que produce efervescencia.
References in classic literature ?
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It was apparently impregnated with an effervescent gas, for little bubbles were continually ascending from the depths of the glasses, and bursting in silvery spray at the surface.
A man must be more solid, more solid and steady- going and less effervescent.
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Until something better comes along, I propose to use the term effervescent (meaning if it wasn't) and call them 'Effervescents.
A hefty swig of frobscottle, the BFG's effervescent green brew, still induces rip-roaring bouts of whizzpopping that prove you can't beat a well-delivered fart gag.