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synonyms for volcanic

  • demonstrative
  • fidgety
  • fiery
  • high-strung
  • hysterical
  • impulsive
  • restless
  • skittish
  • temperamental
  • agitable
  • alarmable
  • edgy
  • emotional
  • enthusiastic
  • fierce
  • galvanic
  • hasty
  • hot-headed
  • hot-tempered
  • impatient
  • impetuous
  • inflammable
  • intolerant
  • irascible
  • mercurial
  • moody
  • nervous
  • neurotic
  • overzealous
  • passionate
  • peevish
  • quick
  • quick-tempered
  • rash
  • reckless
  • sensitive
  • short-fused
  • susceptible
  • testy
  • touchy
  • uncontrolled
  • uneasy
  • vehement
  • violent
  • volatile

antonyms for volcanic

MOST RELEVANT
  • calm
  • cold
  • cool
  • laid-back
  • easy
  • easygoing
  • insensitive
  • passive
  • unexcitable
  • uninspired
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How to use volcanic in a sentence

The lack of evidence for any lava has led scientists to assume that its volcanic activity expired long ago.
RUMBLES ON MARS RAISE HOPES OF UNDERGROUND MAGMA FLOWSROBIN GEORGE ANDREWSFEBRUARY 1, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
Iceland’s Kötlujökull glacier sits atop the Katla volcano, where a type of volcanic rock called basalt is abundant.
GLACIER-DWELLING BACTERIA THRIVE ON CHEMICAL ENERGY DERIVED FROM ROCKS AND WATERKATE BAGGALEYDECEMBER 30, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
It also may represent a new class of volcanic-scale “pyrocumulonimbus” events, scientists said in an online news conference December 11 at the American Geophysical Union’s fall meeting.
TOWERING FIRE-FUELED THUNDERCLOUDS CAN SPEW AS MANY AEROSOLS AS VOLCANIC ERUPTIONSCAROLYN GRAMLINGDECEMBER 15, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The orange zones show shallow volcanic areas apparently connected below the surface in a roughly circular pattern.
AN ENORMOUS SUPERVOLCANO MAY BE HIDING UNDER ALASKAN ISLANDSBETH GEIGERDECEMBER 7, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
This results in volcanic activity focused mainly at the plate boundaries.
AFTER 1.5 BILLION YEARS IN FLUX, HERE’S HOW A NEW, STRONGER CRUST SET THE STAGE FOR LIFE ON EARTHFABIO A CAPITANIODECEMBER 3, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
All the Apollo and Luna missions visited ancient volcanic plains, where the rocks are between 3 billion and 4 billion years old.
CHINA IS ABOUT TO COLLECT THE FIRST MOON ROCKS SINCE THE 1970SLISA GROSSMANDECEMBER 1, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
An offense often described as explosive became downright volcanic as Mahomes threw for 359 yards in the first half alone, on his way to a 462 total.
TOM BRADY RALLIES THE BUCS, BUT PATRICK MAHOMES, TYREEK HILL SHOW WHY CHIEFS ARE NFL’S BESTERIC ADELSONNOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
By hiking mountainous terrain or meandering through a city built on a dormant volcanic crater, the volcanologist collects rock samples from across the world in order to better understand the forces that created them.
A VOLCANOLOGIST SHOWS WHAT MAKES MAGMA GO BOOMSCIENCE FRIDAYOCTOBER 7, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The volcanic eruption and sudden climate change spelled disaster for many species—but in the end, it allowed many more to thrive.
A VOLCANIC ERUPTION MAY HAVE HELPED THE DINOSAURS TAKE OVER THE WORLDRACHAEL ZISKSEPTEMBER 24, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
They even considered reactions below the surface, but Venus would have to have volcanic activity at least 200 times greater than that of Earth to produce sufficient phosphine in this way.
VENUS: COULD IT REALLY HARBOR LIFE? NEW STUDY SPRINGS A SURPRISEMONICA GRADYSEPTEMBER 18, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
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