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mercurialize

[mer-kyoo r-ee-uh-lahyz] /mərˈkyʊər i əˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), mercurialized, mercurializing.
1.
to make mercurial, especially in temperament.
2.
to treat or impregnate with mercury or one of its compounds.
Also, especially British, mercurialise.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; mercurial + -ize
Related forms
mercurialization, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for mercurialise

mercurialize

/mɜːˈkjʊərɪəˌlaɪz/
verb (transitive)
1.
to make mercurial
2.
to treat with mercury or a mercury compound
Derived Forms
mercurialization, mercurialisation, noun
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