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effervescent


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Effervescent  \Ef`fer*ves"cent\,  a.  [L.  effervescences,  p.  pr  of 
  effervescere:  cf  F.  effervescent.] 
  Gently  boiling  or  bubbling,  by  means  of  the  disengagement  of 
  gas 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  effervescent 
  adj  1:  used  of  wines  and  waters;  charged  naturally  or  artificially 
  with  carbon  dioxide;  "sparkling  wines";  "sparkling 
  water"  [syn:  {sparkling}]  [ant:  {still}] 
  2:  (of  a  liquid)  giving  off  bubbles  [ant:  {noneffervescent}] 
  3:  marked  by  high  spirits  or  excitement;  "his  fertile 
  effervescent  mind";  "scintillating  personality"; 
  "sparkling  conversation";  "a  row  of  sparkly  cheerleaders" 
  [syn:  {bubbling},  {scintillating},  {sparkling},  {sparkly}] 




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