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noun as in caprice

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What the record really shows is just how much the fate of the Presidency is governed by the vagaries of chance.

After all, radically purist ideologies need to be sheltered from the vagaries of the world, and they can be expensive to maintain.

They are invested in a longer, more honest view than the vicious vagaries permitted by partisan politics.

Rain storms, hot winds, sweltering intervals of intolerable heat—these were vagaries of nature and might be endured.

Even to those who have not faith, the victories of God's truth over the vagaries of men is an earnest of future triumph.

In fact (smiles slightly) Council has not been idle in its own pursuit of Mr. Beardsley's vagaries!

And Jaffery especially found perpetual enjoyment in the vagaries of Liosha.

With all my vagaries, my uncertain emotions, I didn't want just the excitement of an affair, an amorous adventure.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vagaries, such as: whim, quirk, humor, crotchet, whimsy, and fancy.

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