deliquesce


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Synonyms for deliquesce

to change from a solid to a liquid

Words related to deliquesce

melt away in the process of decay

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melt or become liquid by absorbing moisture from the air

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At the first touch of the projector's beam, will the screen deliquesce? Maybe bats and butterflies will flutter forward from an endless depth, to circle the viewers' heads.
The hollow cast becomes a "true image" of the tormented and ecstatic body, often fragmented, often prone or floating, at once freed and imperiled, and always threatening to deliquesce into undifferentiated matter
As her husband's most ardent champion, she could not allow his grandest creation to deliquesce into legend, as the world of the gods does at the conclusion of Gotterdammerung.
In extreme cases, a bad argument so mesmerizes the public that its status as an argument -- as one, necessarily limited, point of view competing with others -- tends to deliquesce. It takes on an aura of inevitability.
Gelatin deliquesces only in hot water and is prone to jellify when it is brought under cooler temperature.
As the empire deliquesces into a fetid slurry of economic failure, we stand ankle deep in the rising swamp waters witnessing the futile battle of the giants, Walmart and Amazon.
Without stories and readers, life deliquesces into inoperable inertia, closed off from the necessary double process implicit in stories in which meanings are asserted and renewed, fabricated and discredited, but never wholly proscribed as equipment for living.
Normally, sodium ascorbate deliquesces, or dissolves, at 86 percent relative humidity and is stable below that level.
That gives your writer the opportunity to hone his prose to the point where it deliquesces into poetry.