Bad Religion Word-a-Day

Fuck Armageddon…This is Help with Your Vocabulary


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Mercurial (adj.)

Definition: (of a person) Subject to sudden or unpredictable changes

“With mercurial smile and incurable style she was only a dream.”

—“Broken” on The Process of Belief

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In a sentence: Mitt Romney’s political beliefs are as mercurial as a baby’s moods.

Synonyms: fickle, capricious, temperamental, impulsive

Antonyms: staunch, dedicated, consistent, unchanging

sources: the google


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Halcyon (adj.)

Definition: Denoting a period of time in the past that was idyllically happy and peaceful.

“And the halcyon fields of opportunity turn out to be consensual and arbitrary.”

—“Meeting of the Minds” on The Dissent of Man

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In a sentence: Conservatives tend to glorify the era before the sixties as halcyon days, but there were serious issues of racism, sexism, and domination that made it a beneficial time for only a privileged few.

Synonyms: quiet, calm, tranquil, placid

Antonyms: frenzied, turbulent, violent

sources: the google, thesaurus.com