What is the antonym of “effervescing”?
The antonyms of effervescing are flat and still. The antonyms flat and still describe a lack of bubbles or fizz in a liquid.
Brief Definitions of the Antonym(s)
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Having no bubbles or fizz; lacking effervescence.
The soda had gone flat after being left open for too long.
Without any movement or agitation; calm and motionless.
The lake was still as a mirror, reflecting the surrounding mountains.
How are these antonyms different from each other?
- 1Flat describes a liquid that has lost its carbonation and no longer has bubbles or fizz.
- 2Still describes a liquid that is calm and motionless, without any movement or agitation.
Good things to know
- 1Food and Drink: Use flat to describe carbonated drinks that have lost their fizz, and still to describe non-carbonated drinks.
- 2Nature and Environment: Use still to describe bodies of water that are calm and motionless.
- 3Science and Technology: Use flat to describe electronic devices that have run out of battery or lost their charge.