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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To dissolve gradually and become liquid by absorption of moisture from the air.

Usage examples (25)
  • The cotton candy deliquesced into a sticky puddle during the hot afternoon.
  • In first place is "I, Raptor" by Brenda Levy Tate of Pen Shells; in second "deliquesce" by Lynze of Salt Dreams, and in third place, Susan B. McDonough's poem "Double...
  • We would deliquesce into history like my watery paintings.
  • The salt is so pure that it does not attract moisture and deliquesce. for more
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