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May 23, 2022

Word of the Day: Mercurial

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Word of the Day : May 23, 2022

mercurial \mer-KYUR-ee-ul\ adjective

What It Means

Mercurial means "changing often" or "characterized by rapid and unpredictable changeableness of mood." It can also mean "having qualities of eloquence, ingenuity, or thievishness attributed to the god Mercury or to the influence of the planet Mercury."

// The boss has a mercurial temperament when at jobsites but she was relaxed and happy at the company picnic.

// The iconic brand has somehow always managed to maintain its esteemed position in the mercurial fashion world.

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