verb (used without object), ef·fer·vesced, ef·fer·vesc·ing.

  1. to give off bubbles of gas, as fermenting liquors.
  2. to issue forth in bubbles.
  3. to show enthusiasm, excitement, liveliness, etc.: The parents effervesced with pride over their new baby.

verb (intr)

  1. (of a liquid) to give off bubbles of gas
  2. (of a gas) to issue in bubbles from a liquid
  3. to exhibit great excitement, vivacity, etc

1702, from Latin effervescere (see effervescence). Related: Effervesced; effervescing.

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