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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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The History Of Words Sunday

                This is a word near and dear to my heart because it is something, I do everyday. To write is the bane of my existence. If any of it is any good or not only others will decide. Without … Continue reading

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

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The History Of Words Sunday

                It seems to me that this word should be much older. However, it is a fairly new word which usually defines something that is quite old. Strange in a way. When I think of this word visions of Indiana … Continue reading

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The History Of Words Sunday

                We all know the word awkward because we have all experienced its meaning for a moment, or years if you’re like me. Even the words spelling itself sets it apart from others—it just seems, well, awkward. The history of … Continue reading

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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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