Sunday, December 13, 2015

fizzle & effervesce

Quotations:

Complete Works of Virginia Woolf:

The ship was making her way steadily through small waves which slapped her and then fizzled like effervescing water, leaving a little border of bubbles and foam on either side.

Definitions:

fizzle:
1. to make a gentle hissing sound;
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effervesce:
1. to give off gas in tiny bubbles, often producing foam and a hissing sound;
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