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vagary
used in The Sound and the Fury

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an unexpected and inexplicable change in something (in a situation or a person's behavior, etc.)
  • ...tends and protects them it loves out of allreason and robs them steadily and evades responsibilityand obligations by means toobarefaced to be called subterfuge even and is taken in theft or evasion with only that frankand spontaneousadmiration for the victor which a gentleman feels for anyone who beats him in a fair contest,and withal a fond and unflagging tolerance for whitefolks' vagaries like that of a grandparent for unpredictable and troublesome children, which I had forgotten.
    2 — June 2, 1910 (12% in)

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