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Synonyms for mercurial
mərˈkyʊər i əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. erratic, fickle, mercurial, quicksilver(a)(adj)

    liable to sudden unpredictable change

    "erratic behavior"; "fickle weather"; "mercurial twists of temperament"; "a quicksilver character, cool and willful at one moment, utterly fragile the next"

    Antonyms:
    unchangeable

  2. Mercurial(adj)

    relating to or under the (astrological) influence of the planet Mercury

    "the Mercurial canals"

    Synonyms:
    erratic, fickle, quicksilver(a)

    Antonyms:
    unchangeable

  3. Mercurial(adj)

    relating to or having characteristics (eloquence, shrewdness, swiftness, thievishness) attributed to the god Mercury

    "more than Mercurial thievishness"

    Synonyms:
    erratic, fickle, quicksilver(a)

    Antonyms:
    unchangeable

  4. mercurial(adj)

    relating to or containing or caused by mercury

    "mercurial preparations"; "mercurial sore mouth"

    Synonyms:
    erratic, fickle, quicksilver(a)

    Antonyms:
    unchangeable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mercurial(a.)

    Synonyms:
    sprightly, active, spirited, quick, lively, prompt, nimble

  2. mercurial(a.)

    Synonyms:
    of mercury or quicksilver

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  1. List of paraphrases for "mercurial":

    lunatic, moody, quirky, fickle

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How to use mercurial in a sentence?

  1. Martin Sheen:

    I have to put a stop to this onslaught, this barrage of attacks and of subtruths and very harmful and mercurial stories that are about me, that threaten the health of so many others that couldn't be further from the truth, i am here to admit that I am in fact HIV positive.

  2. Marco Catani:

    ADHD could explain aspects of Leonardo's temperament and his strange mercurial genius.

  3. Charlie Sheen:

    And I have to put a stop to this onslaught, this barrage of attacks and of sub-truths and very harmful and mercurial stories that are about the( alleged) threatening the health of so many others, which couldn't be farther from the truth.

  4. Charlie Sheen:

    Charlie Sheen said Charlie Sheen found out Charlie Sheen was HIV positive about four years ago. Charlie Sheen symptoms began with crushing headaches. I thought I had a brain tumor, Charlie Sheen recalled. I thought it was over. The star said Charlie Sheen was coming forward with the truth because of the rumors in the press surrounding Charlie Sheen health. I have to put a stop to this onslaught, this barrage of attacks and of sub-truths and very harmful and mercurial stories that are about me, that threaten the health of so many others that couldn't be further from the truth. Charlie Sheen said the most hurtful rumor Charlie Sheen read claimed Charlie Sheen intentionally transmitted the disease to Charlie Sheen partners. That’s as far from the truth as anything can be, Charlie Sheen said. Drug and alcohol use have marred Sheen's personal and professional life in recent years. Charlie Sheen was kicked off CBS' Two and a Half Men in 2011 after an explosive meltdown that included calling the show's producer a contaminated little maggot. Charlie Sheen escapades have also included the revelation that Charlie Sheen spent more than $ 50,000 as a client of Hollywood Madam Heidi Fleiss' prostitution ring. You can only hear ‘ winning ’ in the streets so many times, i am approaching a time of more of a philanthropic culture in my life.


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