Volatile (adjective)

Definition:

 1. likely to change suddenly; 2. liable to lead to violence; 3. evaporating easily

Example Sentences:

– The volatile situation in the Middle East could erupt into violence at any moment.
– She is afraid to invest in the stock market because it seems volatile and risky.
– The news report said to expect volatile weather this week, possibly including thunderstorms and hail.
– She has a volatile temper and is prone to shouting at people in anger.

Synonyms:

capricious, inconsistent, explosive, unstable

Antonyms:

stable, constant

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Cadge (verb)

Definition:

to get something from someone by begging or cajoling

Example Sentences:

– We are all a little frustrated with Joe for trying to cadge rides every day without ever taking a turn himself or offering anyone gas money.
– The children are always cadging their parents for extra spending money.
– It’s irritating when he tries to cadge me to buy lunch for him, since I know he’ll never return the favor.
– I forgot my cigarettes in the car; I guess I’ll have to cadge one from someone.

Synonyms:

 beg, bum, scrounge, mooch

Antonyms:

give, offer

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