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mercurial -- as in: mercurial twists of temperament
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Ulysses
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  • Mercurial Malachi.
  • (He upturns his eyes) Mercurial Malachi!
  • …when proposing this problem for solution, he had conjectured as a working hypothesis which could not be proved impossible that a more adaptable and differently anatomically constructed race of beings might subsist otherwise under Martian, Mercurial, Veneral, Jovian, Saturnian, Neptunian or Uranian sufficient and equivalent conditions, though an apogean humanity of beings created in varying forms with finite differences resulting similar to the whole and to one another would probably…

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  • Nobody knows her mercurial moods better than Mary.
  • those whom I, with my mercurial temperament, had hurt or offended
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl

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