Acescency
Acescence A*ces"cence, Acescency A*ces"cen*cy, n. [Cf. F. acescence. See {Acescent}.] The quality of being acescent; the process of acetous fermentation; a moderate degree of sourness. --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

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  • acescency — aces·cen·cy …   English syllables

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  • Acescence — A*ces cence, Acescency A*ces cen*cy, n. [Cf. F. acescence. See {Acescent}.] The quality of being acescent; the process of acetous fermentation; a moderate degree of sourness. Johnson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ascessancy — As*ces san*cy, n. Ascessant As*ces sant, a. See {Acescency}, {Acescent}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ascessant — Ascessancy As*ces san*cy, n. Ascessant As*ces sant, a. See {Acescency}, {Acescent}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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