Effervesce Definition

effervesced, effervesces, effervescing
effervesced, effervesces, effervescing
To give off gas bubbles, as carbonated beverages; bubble; foam.
Webster's New World
To rise and come out in bubbles, as gas in a liquid.
Webster's New World
To be lively and high-spirited.
Webster's New World
To show high spirits or animation.
American Heritage

Origin of Effervesce

  • Latin effervēscere ex- up, out ex– fervēscere to start boiling inchoative of fervēre to boil bhreu- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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