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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French effervescence.

NounEdit

effervescence (countable and uncountable, plural effervescences)

  1. The escape of gas from solution in a liquid, especially the escape of carbon dioxide from a carbonated drink.
  2. Vivacity.
  3. Foment.
    • Landor
      We are in the habit of calling those bodies of men anarchal which are in a state of effervescence.

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin effervescens (effervescent) and suffix -ence.

NounEdit

effervescence f (plural effervescences)

  1. bustle

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