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effervescent

[ ef-er-ves-uh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF effervescent
  • adj.fizzing, foaming
  • adj.enthusiastic, vivacious

Synonyms for effervescent

  • airy
  • bouncy
  • bubbly
  • frothy
  • sparkling
  • boiling
  • bubbling
  • carbonated
  • elastic
  • expansive
  • fermenting
  • frothing
  • resilient
  • volatile
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Antonyms for effervescent

  • flat
  • dull
  • inactive
  • serious
  • sober
  • stale
  • unenthusiastic
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EFFERVESCENT

It seemed that the effervescent fellow could not be wholly serious about anything.

I don't know what he didn't say to me in his effervescent state.

In youth, that effervescent stage of human existence, "joy is unconfined."

Hers was an effervescent spirit which could not be suppressed.

Even her effervescent spirits had been under the spell of the waters.

The thin, cool liquid, slightly milky and effervescent, bubbled to the brim.

"Not a bit, Opdyke; not a bit," he said, with effervescent cheer.

The effervescent happiness of some of the worshipers at this shrine was conspicuous.

Their joy, as first joy should be, was sparkling, effervescent.

Mikhalvitch talked as abruptly as in his younger days, was as noisy and effervescent as ever.

WORD ORIGIN

1680s, from Latin effervescentem (nominative effervescens), present participle of effervescere (see effervescence). Meaning "exuberant" is from 1833.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR EFFERVESCENT

airy

adjectivebuoyant, light, or lively in nature

boisterous

adjectivenoisy and mischievous
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