Sentences Containing 'quicksilver'
Then it is that hearts leap and laughter breaks forth, and the body grows restless and all the senses turn quicksilver.
Well, then I happened to think how they always put quicksilver in loaves of bread and float them off, because they always go right to the drownded carcass and stop there.
I took out the plug and shook out the little dab of quicksilver, and set my teeth in.
What that was, whether essence of quicksilver, or a few drops of hartshorn, there is no telling.
More Vocab Words::: confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
::: gourmet - connoisseur of food and drink; epicure
::: chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
::: glamor - compelling charm; ADJ. glamorous
::: forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
::: shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
::: nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
::: endorse - approve; support; write one's signature on the back of; N. endorsement; CF. dorsal
::: inhibited - (of a person) unable to express what one really feels
::: effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation