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deliquesce

Definitions of deliquesce
  1. verb
    melt or become liquid by absorbing moisture from the air
    “this type of salt deliquesces easily”
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    type of:
    dethaw, dissolve, melt, thaw, unfreeze, unthaw
    become or cause to become soft or liquid
  2. verb
    melt away in the process of decay
    “The fungi eventually deliquesced
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    type of:
    decay, degrade
    undergo decay or decomposition
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