Synonyms and related words:
assibilate, be enthusiastic, blubber, boil, boil over, bubble, bubble over, bubble up, burble, buzz, carry on over, enthuse, ferment, fizz, fizzle, go on over, guggle, gurgle, gush, gush over, hiss, hush, lisp, make much of, plop, rave, rave about, rhapsodize, seethe, shush, sibilate, simmer, siss, sizz, sizzle, sneeze, sniff, sniffle, snore, snort, snuff, snuffle, sparkle, spit, splutter, sputter, squash, squelch, squish, swish, take on over, wheeze, whish, whistle, whiz, whoosh, work, zip

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  • Effervesce — Ef fer*vesce , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Effervesced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Effervescing}.] [L. effervescere; ex + fervescere to begin boiling, incho., fr. fervere to boil. See {Fervent}.] 1. To be in a state of natural ebullition; to bubble and hiss, as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • effervesce — 1702, from L. effervescere (see EFFERVESCENCE (Cf. effervescence)). Related: Effervesced; effervescing …   Etymology dictionary

  • effervesce — [ef΄ər ves′] vi. effervesced, effervescing [L effervescere, to boil up, foam up < ex , out + fervescere, to begin to boil < fervere, to boil: see FERVENT] 1. to give off gas bubbles, as carbonated beverages; bubble; foam 2. to rise and come …   English World dictionary

  • effervesce — effervescent ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of a liquid) giving off bubbles; fizzy. 2) vivacious and enthusiastic. DERIVATIVES effervesce verb effervescence noun. ORIGIN from Latin effervescere boil up …   English terms dictionary

  • effervesce — intransitive verb ( vesced; vescing) Etymology: Latin effervescere, from ex + fervescere to begin to boil, inchoative of fervēre to boil more at brew Date: 1784 1. to bubble, hiss, and foam as gas escapes 2. to show liveliness or exhilaration •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • effervesce — effervescence, n. /ef euhr ves /, v.i., effervesced, effervescing. 1. to give off bubbles of gas, as fermenting liquors. 2. to issue forth in bubbles. 3. to show enthusiasm, excitement, liveliness, etc.: The parents effervesced with pride over… …   Universalium

  • effervesce — verb /ˌɛf.ərˈvɛs/ a) to emit small bubbles of dissolved gas; to froth or fizz b) to escape from solution in a liquid in the form of bubbles …   Wiktionary

  • effervesce — To boil up or form bubbles rising to the surface of a fluid in large numbers, as in the evolution of CO2 from aqueous solution when the pressure is reduced. [L. ef fervesco, to boil up, from ferveo, to boil] * * * ef·fer·vesce .ef ər ves …   Medical dictionary

  • effervesce — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. bubble, hiss, ferment, foam, fizz. See agitation. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. fizz, foam, froth; see bubble . III (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To form or cause to form foam: bubble, cream, fizz, foam,… …   English dictionary for students

  • effervesce — ef|fer|vesce [ˌefəˈves US ˌefər ] v [i]technical [Date: 1700 1800; : Latin; Origin: effervescere, from fervescere to begin to boil ] a liquid that effervesces produces small bubbles of gas …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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