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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ef·fer·vesce v. i. [imp. & p. p. Effervesced p. pr. & vb. n. Effervescing ]
 1. To be in a state of natural ebullition; to bubble and hiss, as fermenting liquors, or any fluid, when some part escapes in a gaseous form.
 2. To exhibit, in lively natural expression, feelings that can not be repressed or concealed; as, to effervesce with joy or merriment.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or
            fermentation; "bubbling champagne"; "foamy (or frothy)
            beer" [syn: bubbling, bubbly, foaming, foamy, frothy]