mercurial

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mercurial

adjective
mer·​cu·​ri·​al | \ (ˌ)mər-ˈkyu̇r-ē-əl \
1 of, relating to, or born under the planet Mercury
2 having qualities of eloquence, ingenuity, or thievishness attributed to the god Mercury or to the influence of the planet Mercury
3 characterized by rapid and unpredictable changeableness of mood
4 of, relating to, containing, or caused by mercury
noun
a pharmaceutical or chemical containing mercury

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Bob does not have a mercurial personality. His wife describes him as “entirely predictable”.

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