Effervesced
Effervesce Ef`fer*vesce", v. i. [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. [1913 Webster]

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


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • effervesced — ef·fer·vesce || ‚efÉ™ ves v. foam, bubble; be lively …   English contemporary dictionary

  • effervesce — effervescence, n. /ef euhr ves /, v.i., effervesced, effervescing. 1. to give off bubbles of gas, as fermenting liquors. 2. to issue forth in bubbles. 3. to show enthusiasm, excitement, liveliness, etc.: The parents effervesced with pride over… …   Universalium

  • Effervesce — Ef fer*vesce , v. i. [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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Effervescing — Effervesce Ef fer*vesce , v. i. [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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Muldoon, Paul — ▪ 2004       The U.S. based poet from Northern Ireland Paul Muldoon whose wit and confidence effervesced on the page, leaving readers at once amused and unsettled won several awards and notices in 2003. His 2002 collection, Moy Sand and Gravel,… …   Universalium

  • effervesce — 1702, from L. effervescere (see EFFERVESCENCE (Cf. effervescence)). Related: Effervesced; effervescing …   Etymology dictionary

  • effervesce — /ɛfəˈvɛs / (say efuh ves) verb (i) (effervesced, effervescing) 1. to give off bubbles of gas, as fermenting liquors; bubble and hiss. 2. to issue forth in bubbles. 3. to exhibit fervour, excitement, liveliness, etc. {Latin effervescere boil up}… …   Australian English dictionary

  • effervesce — [ef΄ər ves′] vi. effervesced, effervescing [L effervescere, to boil up, foam up < ex , out + fervescere, to begin to boil < fervere, to boil: see FERVENT] 1. to give off gas bubbles, as carbonated beverages; bubble; foam 2. to rise and come …   English World dictionary

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