scaturience, n.
/skeuh toor"ee euhnt, -tyoor"-/, adj.
1. gushing; overflowing.
2. overly demonstrative; effusive.
[1675-85; < L scatur(r)ient-, s. of scatur(r)iens, prp. of scatur(r)ire to gush out, bubble up; see -ENT]

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  • scaturient — skəˈtu̇rēənt adjective Etymology: Latin scaturient , scaturiens, from present participle of scaturire to gush out, from scatere to bubble, gush, be abundant more at shad : gushing forth : overflowing, effusive …   Useful english dictionary

  • scaturient — adjective Abundant; overflowing. See Also: scaturience …   Wiktionary

  • scaturient — sca·tu·ri·ent …   English syllables

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  • Scaturiginous — Scat u*rig i*nous, a. [L. scaturiginosus, fr. scaturigo gushing water. See {Scaturient}.] Abounding with springs. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scaturiginous — adjective Having a copious supply of springs or sources of water; vernal. See Also: scaturient …   Wiktionary

  • scaturience — noun The flowing or moving outward in abundance. This play is the shimmering scaturience of an intelligence and a sensibility of the very first disctinction... Edmund Wilson See Also: scaturient, shad …   Wiktionary

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