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::: heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
::: prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
::: putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
::: expository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition
::: stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
::: exult - rejoice
::: sepulcher - tomb; V: place in a sepulcher; ADJ. sepulchral
::: purge - remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.
::: cherubic - angelic; innocent-looking; N. cherub; CF. seraph: winged angel of the highest order
::: wholesome - conducive to mental or physical health; healthful