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::: milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
::: choreography - art of representing dances in written symbols; arrangement of dances
::: tact - skill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence
::: episodic - (of a story or play) loosely connected; made up of separate and loosely connected parts; N. episode: incident in the course of an experience
::: dissident - dissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.
::: tedium - boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious
::: equable - tranquil; of even calm temper; (of temperature) steady; uniform
::: culprit - one guilty of a crime
::: skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
::: undulating - moving with a wavelike motion; V. undulate; CF. und: wave