Meaning of effervesce

ef•fer•vesce

Pronunciation: (ef"ur-ves'), [key]
— -vesced, -vesc•ing.
  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 their new baby.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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