To better see all uses of the word
David Copperfield
please enable javascript.

Used In
David Copperfield
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • I dare say I am a capricious fellow, David.
  • The gushing fountains which sparkle in the sun, must not be stopped in mere caprice; the oasis in the desert of Sahara must not be plucked up idly.’
  • If I had been his wife, I could have been the slave of his caprices for a word of love a year.
  • A few slight indications of a rather petted and capricious manner, which I observed in the Beauty, were manifestly considered, by Traddles and his wife, as her birthright and natural endowment.
  • I saw her, a most beautiful little creature, with the cloudless blue eyes, that had looked into my childish heart, turned laughingly upon another child of Minnie’s who was playing near her; with enough of wilfulness in her bright face to justify what I had heard; with much of the old capricious coyness lurking in it; but with nothing in her pretty looks, I am sure, but what was meant for goodness and for happiness, and what was on a good and happy course.

  • There are no more uses of "capricious" in the book.

    Show samples from other sources
  • Nothing seems more capricious than a tornado.
  • The court overturned the ruling—describing it as having been made in a capricious manner.

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading