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1. [s] determined by chance or impulse or whim rather than by necessity or reason; "a capricious refusal"; "authoritarian rulers are frequently capricious"; "the victim of whimsical persecutions"

2. [s] changeable; "a capricious summer breeze"; "freakish weather"

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1. [a] arbitrary

2. [a] unpredictable

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