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effervescent

ef·fer·ves·cent

effervescent

 
pronunciation:
e fr ve sihnt
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: emitting tiny gas bubbles; foaming; bubbly.
Sparkling wines are effervescent.
synonyms:
bubbly, fizzy, sparkling
similar words:
carbonated, ebullient, foamy, frothy
definition 2: in high, cheerful spirits; lively; animated.
The effervescent host put all the guests at ease.He was in a foul temper and in no mood to talk with his effervescent aunt.
synonyms:
bubbly, ebullient, exuberant, vivacious
antonyms:
depressed
similar words:
animate, animated, enthusiastic, gay, happy, lively, merry, sparkling, sprightly
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derivation: effervescently (adv.)