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::: engender - cause; produce; give rise to
::: disingenuous - not naive; not candid; sophisticated; worldly wise; OP. ingenuous
::: fancied - imagined; unreal
::: melee - fight
::: elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
::: brochure - pamphlet
::: pugnacity - combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature
::: contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible
::: postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
::: billowing - swelling out in waves; surging