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synonyms for mercurial

  • changeable
  • effervescent
  • erratic
  • impulsive
  • resilient
  • unpredictable
  • volatile
  • blowing hot and cold
  • bubbleheaded
  • buoyant
  • capricious
  • elastic
  • expansive
  • fickle
  • flaky
  • flip
  • fluctuating
  • gaga
  • gay
  • inconstant
  • irregular
  • irrepressible
  • lighthearted
  • lively
  • lubricious
  • mad
  • mobile
  • movable
  • quicksilver
  • short-fuse
  • spirited
  • sprightly
  • ticklish
  • unstable
  • up-and-down
  • variable
  • yo-yo
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antonyms for mercurial

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  • certain
  • constant
  • predictable
  • reliable
  • stable
  • steady
  • sure
  • unchanging
  • calm
  • tranquil
  • unchangeable
  • unperturbable
  • unvarying
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How to use mercurial in a sentence

To be clear, the Nets face their own questions, most of which trace back to Durant’s decision to partner with the mercurial Irving.
REMEMBER KEVIN DURANT? THE BEST PLAYER IN THE EAST IS BACK FOR THE BROOKLYN NETSBEN GOLLIVERNOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Jason Roe, Gaspar’s mercurial consultant, moved as did Sage Naumann, a former staffer for the party.
EVEN DEEPER IN THE WILDERNESS, SAN DIEGO REPUBLICANS FACE MAJOR CHOICESCOTT LEWISNOVEMBER 24, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
While she’s proven her loyalty to Orbán, Hungary’s mercurial leader is known for reshuffling and throwing out politicians at his convenience.
MEET THE ‘CHARM CANNON’ FOR HUNGARY’S REGIMEPALLABI MUNSIOCTOBER 25, 2020OZY
An astounding three-out-of-four of America’s big cap stalwarts—that typically pride themselves on tracing the path ahead—deemed the future so mercurial that they gave up.
AS EARNINGS SEASON KICKS OFF, ONLY 48% OF COMPANIES HAVE RESUMED GIVING INVESTORS GUIDANCESHAWN TULLYOCTOBER 12, 2020FORTUNE
Stars, heat and humidity, and the temperament of mercurial elders in one’s family have to align to set the wedding date in India.
CORONAVIRUS HAS MADE IT EASIER FOR MILLENNIALS TO SCALE BACK THE BIG FAT INDIAN WEDDINGMANAVI KAPURSEPTEMBER 18, 2020QUARTZ
Quentin Gray's mercurial color deserted him, and he turned to Seton a face grown suddenly pale.
DOPESAX ROHMER
The usual excited happiness was less obvious, he thought, than usual, the mercurial gaiety wholly absent.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The extreme heat was rather more intense than that of the preceding day, the mercurial column standing for a time at 97 degrees.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XVIVARIOUS
Of the influence formerly attributed to the planets, traces survive in such epithets as mercurial, jovial, saturnine.
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WORDS RELATED TO MERCURIAL

  • capricious
  • inconstant
  • mercurial
  • oscillating
  • spasmodic
  • two-faced
  • undulating
  • vacillating
  • vibrating
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