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effloresce

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effloresce (third-person singular simple present effloresces, present participle efflorescing, simple past and past participle effloresced)

  1. (intransitive) To burst into bloom; to flower.
  2. (intransitive, chemistry) To change from being crystalline to being powdery by losing water of crystallization.
  3. (intransitive) To become covered with powder.

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efflōrēsce

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of efflōrēscō