effervescent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin effervēscō (boil up)

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Adjective[edit]

effervescent (comparative more effervescent, superlative most effervescent)

  1. (of a liquid) Giving off bubbles; fizzy.
  2. Vivacious and enthusiastic.
    • 2012 April 22, Sam Sheringham, “Liverpool 0-1 West Brom”, BBC Sport:
      The effervescent Suarez then went close again as he worked space for a shot after a mazy run but could not keep his close-range shot below the crossbar.

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

effervescent m (feminine effervescente, masculine plural effervescents, feminine plural effervescentes)

  1. effervescent

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

effervēscent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of effervēscō