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deliquesce

Verb

1 melt away in the process of decay; "The fungi eventually deliquesced"
2 melt or become liquid by absorbig moisture from the air; "this type of salt deliquesces easily"

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English

Intransitive verb

  1. To melt and disappear.
  2. To become liquid by absorbing water from the atmosphere.
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