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Moreover, snowballing agricultural crises like avian flu and ASF can make meat prices extremely erratic.
HOW CHINA COULD CHANGE THE WORLD BY TAKING MEAT OFF THE MENUCHARLIE CAMPBELL/SHANGHAIJANUARY 22, 2021TIME
The state agency has tried to give local health providers consistent information about how many doses they’ll receive at their clinics and hospitals, but Avula said state officials will have to instead explain the erratic allocations.
HOW OPERATION WARP SPEED CREATED VACCINATION CHAOSBY CAROLINE CHEN, ISAAC ARNSDORF AND RYAN GABRIELSONJANUARY 19, 2021PROPUBLICA
Until relatively recently, the Mid-Atlantic was a region where the winters seemed longer, colder and, most importantly, not so erratic.
CLIMATE CHANGE HAS ALTERED THE WINTER SEASON AND THE GARDENER’S SENSE OF ITADRIAN HIGGINSJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A startup CEO told us how she fundraised while quarantining with six children, and a newspaper editor shared how she kept up with an erratic news cycle while helping her seven kids learn from home.
THE BROADSHEET’S 2020 YEAR IN REVIEWCLAIRE ZILLMAN, REPORTERDECEMBER 18, 2020FORTUNE
A wave of populism has led many governments around the world to rule in an increasingly erratic fashion.
FISCALNOTE RAISES $160 MILLION TO HELP COMPANIES TRACK GOVERNMENT LEGISLATIONJEFFDECEMBER 4, 2020FORTUNE
Kawaski Trawick’s neighbors at Hill House remember him as erratic.
IT WASN’T THE FIRST TIME THE NYPD KILLED SOMEONE IN CRISIS. FOR KAWASKI TRAWICK, IT ONLY TOOK 112 SECONDS.BY ERIC UMANSKYDECEMBER 4, 2020PROPUBLICA
Of course they have made up their minds you are erratic, and have not the least doubt that they can manipulate that loose screw.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
It was as though, where everything was strange, Henri's erratic comings and goings were but a part with the rest.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
An erratic firefly wandered down from the overhanging branches, then commenced to dart from side to side near her head.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
It was a hopeless fight, and has sent into the erratic political parties the majority of the independent working men now in them.
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
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WORDS RELATED TO ERRATIC

  • approximate
  • capricious
  • discretionary
  • erratic
  • fanciful
  • frivolous
  • inconsistent
  • injudicious
  • irrational
  • irresponsible
  • offhand
  • optional
  • personal
  • random
  • subjective
  • supercilious
  • superficial
  • unaccountable
  • unreasonable
  • unscientific
  • wayward
  • willful
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