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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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capricious
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • retired from the Diplomatic Service in a capricious moment of annoyance at not being offered the Embassy at Paris, a post to which he considered that he was fully entitled by reason of ... and his inordinate passion for pleasure.
  • The only difference between a caprice and a life-long passion is that the caprice lasts a little longer.
  • The only difference between a caprice and a life-long passion is that the caprice lasts a little longer.
  • "In that case, let our friendship be a caprice," he murmured, flushing at his own boldness, then stepped up on the platform and resumed his pose.

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

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