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effervescent
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Catch-22
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  • Major Danby’s effervescent optimism vanished instantly, and he broke out all at once into a bubbling sweat.
  • I can assure you, my outraged young friend’ — the old man’s knowing, disdainful eyes shone even more effervescently as Nately’s stuttering dismay increased — ’that you and your country will have a no more loyal partisan in Italy than me — but only as long as you remain in Italy.’
  • With effervescent agility the chaplain ran through the whole gamut of orthodox immoralities, while Nately sat up in bed with flushed elation, astounded by the mad gang of companions of which he found himself the nucleus.

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  • She is an effervescent and effective champion for public education.
  • I prefer water with small bubbles so that the effervescence isn’t overpowering.

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