GRE Word List

MERCURIAL

of, relating to, or born under the planet Mercury

The meaning of the word mercurial is of, relating to, or born under the planet Mercury.

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devoteean ardent follower, supporter, or enthusiast (as of a religion, art form, or sport)
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