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\A*ces"cent\, a. [L. acescens, -entis, p. pr. of acescere to turn sour; inchoative of acere to be sour: cf. F. acescent. See {Acid}.] Turning sour; readily becoming tart or acid; slightly sour. --Faraday.
\A*ces"cent\, n. A substance liable to become sour.

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