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mercurial
1. changeable; volatile; fickle; flighty; erratic: a mercurial nature.
2. animated; lively; sprightly; quick-witted.
virulent
1.highly infective; malignant or deadly.
2.violently or spitefully hostile
ephemeral
lasting a very short time; short-lived; transitory
adroit
1. expert or nimble in the use of the hands or body.
2. cleverly skillful, resourceful, or ingenious: an adroit debater.
capricious
Characterized by or subject to whim; impulsive and unpredictable
ameliorate
to make or become better, more bearable, or more satisfactory; improve; meliorate.
despoil
to strip of possessions, things of value, etc.; rob; plunder; pillage.
ubiquitous
existing or being everywhere, esp. at the same time; omnipresent: ubiquitous fog; ubiquitous little ants.
disconcerting
To upset the self-possession of; ruffle. See Synonyms at embarrass.
To frustrate (plans, for example) by throwing into disorder; disarrange.
pugnacious
inclined to quarrel or fight readily; quarrelsome; belligerent; combative.