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volatile - changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
introvert - one who is introspective or inclined to think more about oneself; ADJ. introverted
arboreal - of or living in trees
maladroit - clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling
pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
menace - threat; V: threaten
vying - contending; CF. vie
abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect