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::: mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
::: upbraid - reprimand; severely scold
::: statutory - created by statute or legislative action; regulated by statute; Ex. statutory age limit
::: apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
::: grimace - facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc; V.
::: egotistical - egotistic; excessively self-centered(egocentric); self-important; conceited
::: casualty - serious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle
::: alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
::: bevy - large group; Ex. a bevy of starlets
::: acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain