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Mercurial [mer·cu·ri·al]  adj.  1. Quick and changeable in temperament; volatile: “His mercurial temperament made him difficult to work for.”

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Capricious [ca·pri·cious]  adj.  Characterized by or subject to whim; impulsive and unpredictable. “He’s such a capricious boss I never know how he’ll react.”

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sci·am·a·chy [sīˈaməkē] NOUN archaic sham fighting for exercise or practice.

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rus·ti·cate [ˈrəstəˌkāt] VERB 1) go to, live in, or spend time in the country. 2) fashion (masonry) in large blocks with sunk joints and a roughened surface. “the stable block was built of rusticated stone” BRITISH 3) suspend (a student) … Continue reading

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im·pet·u·ous [imˈpeCH(o͞o)əs] ADJECTIVE acting or done quickly and without thought or care. “her friend was headstrong and impetuous” synonyms: impulsive · rash · hasty · overhasty · reckless · heedless · foolhardy

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rue [ro͞o] VERB bitterly regret (something one has done or allowed to happen). “Ferguson will rue the day he turned down that offer” synonyms: regret · be sorry about · feel apologetic/remorseful about

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un·feigned [ˌənˈfānd] ADJECTIVE genuine; sincere. “a broad smile of unfeigned delight” synonyms: sincere · genuine · real · true · honest · authentic · unaffected

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