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intr.v. ef·fer·vesced, ef·fer·vesc·ing, ef·fer·vesc·es
1. To emit small bubbles of gas, as a carbonated or fermenting liquid.
2. To escape from a liquid as bubbles; bubble up.
3. To show high spirits or animation.

[Latin effervēscere : ex-, up, out; see ex- + fervēscere, to start boiling, inchoative of fervēre, to boil; see bhreu- in Indo-European roots.]

ef′fer·ves′cence, ef′fer·ves′cen·cy n.
ef′fer·ves′cent adj.
ef′fer·ves′cent·ly adv.
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1. (Chemistry) (of a liquid) giving off bubbles of gas; bubbling
2. high-spirited; vivacious
?effer?vescence, effervescency n
?effer?vescently adv
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(ˌɛf ərˈvɛs ənt)

1. bubbling.
2. vivacious.
[1675–85; < Latin]
ef`fer•ves′cence, n.
ef`fer•ves′cent•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.effervescent - used of wines and waters; charged naturally or artificially with carbon dioxide; "sparkling wines"; "sparkling water"
2.effervescent - (of a liquid) giving off bubbles
noneffervescent - not effervescent
3.effervescent - marked by high spirits or excitement; "his fertile effervescent mind"; "scintillating personality"; "a row of sparkly cheerleaders"
lively - full of life and energy; "a lively discussion"; "lively and attractive parents"; "a lively party"
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Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 ? HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002


Full of joyful, unrestrained high spirits:
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frey?andi, frey?i-, me? gosi; gla?v?r


[ˌefəˈvesnt] ADJ
1. (lit) → efervescente
2. (fig) [person] → rebosante de vitalidad
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 ? William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 ? HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005


[ˌɛfərˈvɛsənt] adj
(= fizzy) [liquid] → effervescent(e)
[person] → plein(e) d'entrain
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adjsprudelnd; (fig)übersch?umend
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. ? William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 ? HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007


[ˌɛfəˈvɛsnt] adjeffervescente
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition ? HarperCollins Publishers 1995


(ef??ves) verb
to give off bubbles of gas; to fizz. The champagne effervesced in the glasses.
?effer?vescence noun
?effer?vescent adjective
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a. efervescente, que produce efervescencia.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary ? Farlex 2012
References in classic literature ?
Mind you, if my letters lead to anything it will probably be a situation as an earnest bill-clerk or an effervescent office-boy, for Rockefeller and Carnegie and that lot have swiped all the soft jobs.
It was apparently impregnated with an effervescent gas, for little bubbles were continually ascending from the depths of the glasses, and bursting in silvery spray at the surface.
A man must be more solid, more solid and steady- going and less effervescent. A man of Tudor's type gets on my nerves.
Being naturally of a serious turn, my attention was directed to the solid advantages derivable from a residence here, rather than to the effervescent pleasures which are the grand object with too many visitants.
She exhibited none of that effervescent joy at his appearance which we like to see in our mothers-in-law elect.
Smallweed has been twice dispatched for effervescent drinks, and has twice mixed them in the two official tumblers and stirred them up with the ruler.
Inquiring who this effervescent old gentleman might be, Bishopriggs discovered that he was a retired officer in the navy; commonly known (among his inferiors) as "The Tartar;" more formally described in society as Captain Newenden, the last male representative of one of the oldest families in England.
HOLLAND & BARRETT MILK THISTLE EFFERVESCENT TABLETS MILK thistle has long been a traditional remedy for heartburn as it is thought to reduce inflammation.
The new color coded "effervescent" graphic treatment helps to differentiate each product category.
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Sanner GmbH showcases its desiccants and effervescent packaging-including new variants of the drop-in desiccant capsules AdCap[R]- as well as the first joint tradeshow appearance with the subsidiary Jaco S.A., at Pharmapack Europe.