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  • Mr. Copperfield, ain’t I volatile?’
  • Mr. Copperfield, ain’t I volatile?’

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  • Ain’t I volatile, Mr. Copperfield?’
  • ’Ain’t I volatile?’ she added, as a commentary on this offer, and, with her finger on her nose, departed.
  • I might not have been prepared to give the little creature a very kind reception, if, on her removing the umbrella, which her utmost efforts were unable to shut up, she had shown me the ’volatile’ expression of face which had made so great an impression on me at our first and last meeting.

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as in: a volatile situation Define
quick to change; or emotionally explosive
as in: a volatile liquid Define
evaporating rapidly at normal temperatures and pressures or: prone to physically explode
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