Mercurially \Mer*cu"ri*al*ly\, adv. In a mercurial manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • mercurially — adverb see mercurial I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • mercurially — adv. skillfully, deftly, agilely …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mercurially — mer·cu·ri·al·ly …   English syllables

  • mercurially — |mər|kyu̇rēəlē, mə(r)ˈk , (ˈ)mə̄|k , (ˈ)məi|k , li adverb : in a mercurial manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • mercurial — mercurially, adv. mercurialness, mercuriality, n. /meuhr kyoor ee euhl/, adj. 1. changeable; volatile; fickle; flighty; erratic: a mercurial nature. 2. animated; lively; sprightly; quick witted. 3. pertaining to, containing, or caused by the… …   Universalium

  • mercurial — I. adjective Date: 14th century 1. of, relating to, or born under the planet Mercury 2. having qualities of eloquence, ingenuity, or thievishness attributed to the god Mercury or to the influence of the planet Mercury 3. characterized by rapid… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • mercurial — (adj.) late 14c., pertaining to the planet Mercury (see MERCURY (Cf. Mercury)). Meaning sprightly, volatile, quick (1590s) is from supposed qualities of those born under the planet Mercury (they also are the qualities of the god Mercury),… …   Etymology dictionary

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