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effervescent

[ef-er-ves-uh nt] /ˌɛf ərˈvɛs ənt/
adjective
1.
effervescing; bubbling.
2.
vivacious; gay; lively; sparkling.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85; < Latin effervēscent- (stem of effervēscēns), present participle of effervēscere to effervesce; see -ent
Related forms
effervescently, adverb
noneffervescent, adjective
noneffervescently, adverb
uneffervescent, adjective
uneffervescently, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for un effervescent

effervescent

/ˌɛfəˈvɛsənt/
adjective
1.
(of a liquid) giving off bubbles of gas; bubbling
2.
high-spirited; vivacious
Derived Forms
effervescence, noun
effervescently, adverb
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Word Origin and History for un effervescent

effervescent

adj.

1680s, from Latin effervescentem (nominative effervescens), present participle of effervescere (see effervescence). Meaning "exuberant" is from 1833.

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