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::: furrow - long shallow trench made by a plow; deep wrinkle in the skin; V.
::: substantiate - support (a claim) with evidence; establish with evidence; verify
::: robust - strong; vigorous
::: untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
::: confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
::: loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
::: congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
::: scorch - sear; N.
::: obsequy - funeral ceremony
::: incendiary - arsonist; ADJ: causing fire; of arson; Ex. incendiary bomb