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See definition of quicksilver on Dictionary.com
  • as infickle
  • as inmercurial

synonyms for quicksilver

  • capricious
  • changeable
  • flighty
  • temperamental
  • unpredictable
  • unstable
  • volatile
  • arbitrary
  • cheating
  • coquettish
  • double-crossing
  • faithless
  • fitful
  • frivolous
  • inconstant
  • irresolute
  • lubricious
  • mercurial
  • mutable
  • sneaking
  • ticklish
  • two-timing
  • unfaithful
  • unsteady
  • untrue
  • variable
  • whimsical
  • yo-yo
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antonyms for quicksilver

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  • constant
  • stable
  • steadfast
  • steady
  • aware
  • cognizant
  • faithful
  • reliable
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How to use quicksilver in a sentence

With the one quintal that resulted therefrom, they incorporated on the said day one libra of quicksilver.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Even Benny caught the fever of conquering the mischievous water which slipped from their grasp like quicksilver.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
I took out the plug and shook out the little dab of quicksilver, and set my teeth in.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
It is intended to measure the weight of the air, therefore the quicksilver in it must be exposed to the pressure of the air.
ST. NICHOLAS, VOL. 5, NO. 5, MARCH, 1878VARIOUS
The main elements, he says, are quicksilver and sulphur; and from these all metals and minerals are compounded.
WITCH, WARLOCK, AND MAGICIANWILLIAM HENRY DAVENPORT ADAMS
The ashes are then thrown into water and quicksilver added thereto.
TEN BOOKS ON ARCHITECTUREVITRUVIUS
The corona of the sun gleamed and writhed like a thin band of quicksilver.
HUNTERS OUT OF SPACEJOSEPH EVERIDGE KELLEAM
Look up at the mountain, yonder—high up, above the quicksilver mines.
WANDERING HEATHSIR ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
Quicksilver is likewise found, but in such small quantities, that the gain does not pay the labor of the miners.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
The only quicksilver vein of any magnitude is at Huancavelica.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
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