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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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'Cowherd,' you used to be called, but are now rather more like a goatherd, One of those goatherds who, when he observes how the she-goats are getting Stuffed, deliquesces in tears because he cannot be such a he-goat." (5)
Pinter's dreamy evocation of memories produces prose so spare it deliquesces into poetry.
By this measure, Ryde succeeds brilliantly, Banner scorches in a stylized fashion that mostly rings true, Stadler deliquesces into poetic murk where damage reverberates but doesn't scare, and Russell's Coming Storm, though arresting in many ways, dwindles at its end into something of a tropical depression.
From the opening credit sequence (a montage of autoeroticism in the shower) to the prom itself, where Carrie deliquesces in the arms of her date, De Palma keeps his protagonist moist with anticipation, though for a climax other than the one she gets.
Art falls apart and deliquesces" (as Remy de Gourmont said).(67) Barbarisms draw attention to the polished context by clashing with it: their rudeness provides, in the first place, a means of emphasizing the extreme finish of the art that accommodates them.