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Verb: deliquesce  ,de-li'kwes
  1. Melt away in the process of decay
    "The fungi eventually deliquesced"
     
  2. Melt or become liquid by absorbing moisture from the air
    "this type of salt deliquesces easily"

Derived forms: deliquescing, deliquesced, deliquesces

Type of: decay, dethaw, dissolve, melt, thaw, unfreeze, unthaw [N. Amer]