intr.v. ef·fer·vesced, ef·fer·vesc·ing, ef·fer·vesc·es
1. To emit small bubbles of gas, as a carbonated or fermenting liquid.
2. To escape from a liquid as bubbles; bubble up.
3. To show high spirits or animation.
[Latin effervēscere : ex-, up, out; see ex- + fervēscere, to start boiling, inchoative of fervēre, to boil; see bhreu- in Indo-European roots.]
ef′fer·ves′cence, ef′fer·ves′cen·cy n.
Some of you may think that effervescent is a Gothic rock band…. others may already know it for it’s correct meaning and some may have never heard the word at all. I think it’s one of those words that’s just fun to say, and so has become this weeks creative inspiration. What’s the first thing that comes to mind? Whether it has anything to do with the actual word, or its meaning or possibly, even, what you thought it meant… get those creative juices flowing and show me the money!