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effloresce

ef·flo·resce

effloresce

 
pronunciation:
e fl res
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: effloresced, effloresces, efflorescing
definition 1: to flower vigorously; bloom.
definition 2: in chemistry, to become powdery or crystalline by chemical change or by evaporation upon exposure to air.
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