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Definitions of mercurial:
  • adjective:   relating to or containing or caused by mercury
    Example: "Mercurial preparations"
  • adjective:   relating to or having characteristics (eloquence, shrewdness, swiftness, thievishness) attributed to the god Mercury
    Example: "More than Mercurial thievishness"
  • adjective:   relating to or under the (astrological) influence of the planet Mercury
    Example: "The Mercurial canals"
  • adjective:   liable to sudden unpredictable change
    Example: "Mercurial twists of temperament"

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