quicksilverish

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quicksilverish

(ˈkwɪkˌsɪlvərɪʃ) or

quicksilvery

adj
resembling quicksilver
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Quicksilvery in delivery, she can effortlessly change subjects as she did at show caught when a funny tale about airline stewardesses was dropped after a ringside spectator turned out to be one.
Beyond chalice and falcon iconography, this coffer represents a natural cathedral whitened in places by the river's sway, its very stones deposited by a less-than-delicate "finger" of God, a finger which now descends into the coffer as feathery ribbons of water, "filleted with glassy grassy quicksilvery shives and shoots," giving the effect of a window of stained glass.
1 propelled the wondrous workwithinwork, a series of quicksilvery, multifocused duets in which pointe work and superextensions easily cohabited with spiraling torsos, head rolls, collapses into the floor.