Part of speech: noun

The bubbling of a liquid from escaping gas; irrepressible excitement or emotion.

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Usage examples "effervescence":

  1. Courtier and patriot cannot mix Their heterogeneous politics Without an effervescence, Like that of salts with lemon juice, Which does not yet like that produce A friendly coalescence. - "Cowper", Goldwin Smith.
  2. The little man reminded him of M. Thiers, that effervescence of soda tinctured with the bitterness of iron. - "The Puppet Crown", Harold MacGrath.
  3. That's Laurie's name for me, although lately he's taken to calling me Effervescence. - "The City of Fire", Grace Livingston Hill.