Gasoline is a volatile liquid. It evaporates very readily and then the vapor poses a great danger of explosion.
A volatile crowd is one that seems to be in imminent danger of getting out of control or exploding.
The situation in the Middle East was highly volatile. The smallest incident could have set off a war.
To be volatile is to be characterized by volatility.
Volition (voh LISH un) n: a will, conscious choice
Insects, lacking volition, simply aren't as interesting as humans are.
The question the jury had to decide was whether the killing had been an accident or an act of volition.
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