Pronunciation of Quicksilver
/kwˈɪksɪlvə/, /kwˈɪksɪlvə/, /k_w_ˈɪ_k_s_ɪ_l_v_ə/
Antonyms for quicksilver:
Synonyms for quicksilver:
Other synonyms and related words:
planetary, erratic, away, hg, mercurial, hectogram, evolutionary, drastic, hydrargyrum, changeable, fickle, atomic number 80, volatile, developmental, radical, radically, temperamental, gradual, cosmetic, unpredictable, changeful, mercury.
Sense 2 (noun)
Usage examples for quicksilver:
- When that heaving, sparkling, jerking mass of quicksilver at last was captured- shining all through the brown meshes of the net- the younger lads sat down quite exhausted, wet through, and happy. - "The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols", William Black.
- Mines of quicksilver are being found all over the country. - "The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 17", Charles Francis Horne.
- I was all on fire with excitement at the thought of offering her a gift; my blood seemed to be turned to quicksilver, and to race through its channels with a feverish swiftness. - "Marjorie", Justin Huntly McCarthy.