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arbitrary
used in Gone with the Wind

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Definition based on chance or impulse (rather than upon reasoning, consistent rules, or a proper sense of fairness)
  • And should this happen, she had no legal rights, no legal redress, except those same drumhead courts of which Tony had spoken so bitterly, those military courts with their arbitrary powers.
    4.37 (54% in)

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