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Definition of volatile:

  1. A winged animal; wild fowl; game.
  2. Capable of wasting away, or of easily passing into the aeriform state; subject to evaporation.
  3. Fig.: Light- hearted; easily affected by circumstances; airy; lively; hence, changeable; fickle; as, a volatile temper.
  4. Passing through the air on wings, or by the buoyant force of the atmosphere; flying; having the power to fly.


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