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erratic
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The Fountainhead
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  • He branched out erratically in all directions; he read volumes of specialized erudition first, and high-school primers afterward.
  • But the Wynand papers had no policy, save that of reflecting the greatest prejudices of the greatest number, and this made for an erratic direction, but a recognizable direction, nevertheless: toward the inconsistent, the irresponsible, the trite and the maudlin.

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  • Bus service was erratic and seemed to go nowhere, but the Federal Government had forced a highway or two through the swamps, thus giving the citizens an opportunity for free egress.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • He’d given her an inappropriate, clumsy, but very direct compliment that she knew she would never forget and that had already set her heart to a new and erratic pounding.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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