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acescent

a·ces·cent
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-ses-uh nt]
    • /əˈsɛs ənt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-ses-uh nt]
    • /əˈsɛs ənt/

Definitions of acescent word

  • adjective acescent slightly sour or turning sour 3
  • adjective acescent turning sour; slightly sour; acidulous. 1
  • noun acescent Turning sour; readily becoming tart or acid; slightly sour. 1
  • noun acescent A substance liable to become sour. 0

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Origin of acescent

First appearance:

before 1725
One of the 49% newest English words
1725-35; < Latin acēscent- (stem of acēscēns souring, present participle of acēscere), equivalent to ac- sharp + -ēscent- -escent

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Parts of speech for Acescent

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

acescent popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 54% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 51% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

acescent usage trend in Literature

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