Definition of Volatile
tending to erupt in violence; easily aroused
Examples of Volatile in a sentence
Because Mary and Frank have a volatile relationship, they often argue.
Sending the police inside will only make the hostage situation more volatile.
If Mark is not careful while driving the gasoline truck, he could create a volatile environment for his fellow drivers.
The couple’s volatile marriage ended with one of their murders.
Easily annoyed, the volatile old man often yelled at the neighborhood kids.
Law enforcement officers are taught how to survive in volatile environments.
When put together, the two chemicals form a volatile mixture capable of destroying a huge building.
Because I do not hold my tongue for anyone, many people accuse me of having a volatile temper.
Even though the two countries have agreed to a treaty, there is still a volatile tension between them.
After the police chief heard the peaceful protest might become volatile, he sent fifty of his officers to observe the scene.
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