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effervescence

Syllabification: ef·fer·ves·cence
Pronunciation: /ˌefərˈvesəns
 
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Definition of effervescence in English:

noun

1Bubbles in a liquid; fizz: the effervescence of sparkling wine
More example sentences
  • Its finely pearled effervescence is long lasting in the glass.
  • Effervescence also helps reduce creatine destruction in the acid environment of your stomach.
  • To this day I can not look at a plate of aloo wadas without evoking tremors of gastric effervescence within.
Synonyms
2Vivacity and enthusiasm: he was filled with such effervescence
More example sentences
  • Extraordinary personalities converged at this time, resulting in the effervescence of Austrian modernism.
  • A new spiritual paradigm is emerging from the present religious effervescence.
  • I sense a tension between the two of them, despite their apparent effervescence.

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