how to pronounce quicksilver


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quicksilver is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of quicksilver


  1. An amalgam of mercury and tin applied to the backs of mirrors, quicksilvering.
  2. The metal mercury.


  1. To overlay with quicksilver.
  2. To treat with quicksilver.


  1. Unpredictable, erratic or fickle; mercurial.

quicksilver frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word quicksilver occurs in english on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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