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She is an effervescent and effective champion for public education.
  of a liquid:  giving off bubbles (like a Coke)

of a person:  bubbly (lively and enthusiastic)
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effervescent effervescence effervescing effervesce effervesced effervesces
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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.
  • We’re looking for someone who is more solid, more steady-going, and less effervescent.
    London, Jack  --  Adventure
  • She exhibited none of that effervescent joy at his appearance which we like to see in our mothers-in-law elect.
    Wodehouse, Pelham Grenville  --  The Man Upstairs and Other Stories

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  • She looked effervescent and fun—
    Sara Shepard  --  Pretty Little Liars
  • He raised the glass and slowly drank the soda. It was tepid, only faintly effervescent, delicious.
    Cormac McCarthy  --  All the Pretty Horses
  • Now, I looked at Heidi, who was staring out the window over the sink, and remembered how I’d once seen her based on her effervescent e-mails and girly clothes, all flash, no substance.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Along for the Ride
  • May’s effervescent attitude kept us all in good spirits, and I found myself singing while we dressed.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite
  • She was known by all as effervescent, seemed incapable of letting anything bother her for more than a few moments.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • "Well, you’re not exactly effervescent now, are you?"
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train

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  • Seventy-nine degrees Fahrenheit, in golden effervescent air.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • This effervescence made her flit with a bird-like movement, rather than walk by her mother’s side.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • The men pitched themselves into the water and hung together under the rafts, cringing as bullets punched through the rubber and sliced effervescent lines in the water around their faces.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • The affair was described to the messenger with all the effervescence of enthusiasm.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • I suppose your love will effervesce in six months, or less.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • But thoughts of Alyss had never completely left her head and, in a blink of imagination’s eye, she saw the princess surrounded by sparkling, effervescent surfaces.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • The mixture, which was at first of a reddish hue, began, in proportion as the crystals melted, to brighten in colour, to effervesce audibly, and to throw off small 79) fumes of vapour.
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • Franz and Emil are jolly little lads, quite after my own heart, for the mixture of German and American spirit in them produces a constant state of effervescence.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • Also in the mess tent was an effervescent young woman who introduced herself as Deshun Deysel and immediately invited Andy and me in for tea.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • "Oh, hi, Mr. Taylor," she says, all effervescence.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • Soon after the completion of his college course, his whole nature was kindled into one intense and passionate effervescence of romantic passion.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • Viscosity flattens the effervescence of panic.
    Susanna Kaysen  --  Girl Interrupted
  • It was apparently impregnated with an effervescent gas, for little bubbles were continually ascending from the depths of the glasses, and bursting in silvery spray at the surface.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment
  • The drops of logic Tess had let fall into the sea of his enthusiasm served to chill its effervescence to stagnation.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Tess of the d’Urbervilles
  • ’The word fascination is most usual in such cases,’ Bazarov interrupted; the effervescence of his spleen could be heard in his choked though steady voice.
    Ivan Turgenev  --  Fathers and Sons
  • The effervescence of youth and passion, and the fresh gloss of the intellect and imagination, endow them with a false brilliancy, which makes fools of themselves and other people.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The House of the Seven Gables
  • The strange visages which came, in turn, to gnash their teeth in the rose window, were like so many brands cast into the brazier; and from the whole of this effervescing crowd, there escaped, as from a furnace, a sharp, piercing, stinging noise, hissing like the wings of a gnat.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • There was something rather Elizabethan about him—his casual versatility, his good looks, that effervescent combination of mental with physical activities.
    James Hilton  --  Lost Horizon
  • Mr. Smallweed has been twice dispatched for effervescent drinks, and has twice mixed them in the two official tumblers and stirred them up with the ruler.
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House
  • But this effervescence was frenetic and likely to vanish in an instant; just a word or two of amiable feeling on my part, some suggestion that I found his companionship pleasant, could banish all such affairs for months.
    Anne Rice  --  Interview with the Vampire
  • And suddenly he recalled how they used to go to bed together as children, and how they only waited till Fyodor Bogdanitch was out of the room to fling pillows at each other and laugh, laugh irrepressibly, so that even their awe of Fyodor Bogdanitch could not check the effervescing, overbrimming sense of life and happiness.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • To be sure, I had come with the best intentions, but this was no place for me to be merry in; and all this loud effervescence of pleasure, the laughter and the whole foolery of it on every side, seemed to me forced and stupid.
    Hermann Hesse  --  Steppenwolf
  • Being naturally of a serious turn, my attention was directed to the solid advantages derivable from a residence here, rather than to the effervescent pleasures which are the grand object with too many visitants.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Celestial Railroad
  • Always she was disappointed, but always she effervesced anew—over the Student Volunteers, who intended to become missionaries, over painting scenery for the dramatic club, over soliciting advertisements for the college magazine.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • …selfishness indecently exposed—restlessness or inability to settle down and stop bothering the middle-aged—pert argument on abstract subjects like Beauty, as if they were of any interest to the middle-aged— lack of experience as to when truth should be suppressed in deference to the middle-aged—general effervescence and nuisance and unfittingness to the set patterns of the seventh sense—these must have been some of Guenever’s characteristics at twenty-two, because they are everybody’s.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • Anna, who I’d only met in passing, had always struck me as an effervescent creature.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Selection
  • At meetings of The Compassionate Friends, Joe had never seen any bereaved parent capable of this effervescence.
    Dean Koontz  --  Sole Survivor
  • Democratic governments may become violent and even cruel at certain periods of extreme effervescence or of great danger: but these crises will be rare and brief.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 2
  • I could bear the suspense and suffering no longer, and seated myself against the wall, behind which I could hear the water seething and effervescing not two feet away.
    Jules Verne  --  A Journey to the Center of the Earth
  • Mrs. Lawrence missed Emeline and the way her effervescence and physical brightness—her prettiness and sunflower hair—lit the sullen halls of Holmes’s building.
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
  • They found in each other the constant effervescence, the boundless extraversion, the richness, the loudness, the desperate need to give and to serve that was life to them.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • It is the bribe for living, the champagne of the blood, the effervescence of the ferment—that makes some men think holy thoughts, and other men to see God or to create him when they cannot see him.
    Jack London  --  Sea Wolf
  • At the time when the inadequacy of the first constitution was discovered America possessed the double advantage of that calm which had succeeded the effervescence of the revolution, and of those great men who had led the revolution to a successful issue.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 1
  • His eloquence and vehemence wrought the little man up to a degree of heat and effervescence….
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • Major Danby’s effervescent optimism vanished instantly, and he broke out all at once into a bubbling sweat.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • And as I relaxed fully, feeling the beer begin to softly effervesce throughout my limbs, I conceded to myself that what he was saying had merit.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Mrs. Bird, looking the very picture of delight, was superintending the arrangements of the table, ever and anon mingling admonitory remarks to a number of frolicsome juveniles, who were effervescing in all those modes of untold gambol and mischief that have astonished mothers ever since the flood.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • The delirium which it created had effervesced away.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment
  • Yet despite the mildly unsettling nature of this concern of his, I never felt during these effervescent evenings the slightest hint of the depression and cloudy despair in him which Sophie had alluded to, the violent seizures whose fury she had experienced firsthand.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • 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.’
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
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