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volatile
used in
Ulysses
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volatile
Used in
Ulysses
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  • Because a nature full and volatile in its free state, was alternately the agent and reagent of attraction.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And the traveller Leopold was couth to him sithen it had happed that they had had ado each with other in the house of misericord where this learningknight lay by cause the traveller Leopold came there to be healed for he was sore wounded in his breast by a spear wherewith a horrible and dreadful dragon was smitten him for which he did do make a salve of volatile salt and chrism as much as he might suffice.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a volatile liquid
as in: a volatile situation
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