effloresence

effloresence

1. the process of drying out from evaporation.
2. the substance so formed. Cf. deliquescence. See also water. — efflorescent, adj.
See also: Processes
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I have praised the love-inspiring son of Archestratus, whom I saw triumphant in strength of hand beside the Olympian altar at that time, beautiful in physique and blessed with that youthful effloresence which, together with Cyprian born Aphrodite, once warded off from Ganymede death that knows no shame.
The works that comprise Tantric Paintings are succinct effloresences of color and line, dispersed in sharply executed, flowing strokes and organomorphic shapes--a sort of spare, controlled form of Action painting, with color values selected to maximum dynamic effect.