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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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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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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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The History Of Words Sunday

Like the solstices in the annual cycle, so midday and midnight are not simply points of the greatest concentrations of yang and yin, but also starting points for ascending movement of opposing principles, since the ascendant portion of the day runs from midnight to midday, its descendant from midday to midnight. 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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