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In or into a fizz. Also as predicative adjective (usually with with): bubbling, effervescent, fizzing. Frequently figurative (of a state of mind, a situation, etc.).
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Browning (1812–1889), poet. From a- + fizz.
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