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The NBA, spinning in a vicious, capricious cycle, would be better if it worked again.

There’s not much evidence that the women who eventually profited from Millar’s capricious bequest were even trying to compete — they just birthed a bunch of kids during that decade.

From Ozy

Investors may be capricious, but the market’s math is a stubborn thing.

From Fortune

This year has been one of the most uncertain and capricious years ever for eCommerce.

When Will Rodriguez-Kennedy ran to lead the San Diego County Democratic Party, he promised a new and less capricious system of prioritizing the various local races each election cycle.

More than anything, they reflect our uneasiness with the modern world, its complexity, and often its capriciousness.

Purges must go too far, because extreme capriciousness is what stops the frenzy.

Valeria, with her wonted capriciousness, veered round in defence of the institution that she had been just jeering at.

The Bay tree gives us a curious instance of the capriciousness of English plant names.

Their requests are granted or refused with absolute capriciousness.

But they are not full of it; it comes only now and then, with tantalizing capriciousness.

These gave the horse the reputation of capriciousness and unreliability.


On this page you'll find 495 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to capriciousness, such as: foible, idiosyncrasy, peculiarity, quirk, weirdness, and aberration.

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