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used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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impulsive or unpredictable or tending to make sudden changes — especially impulsive behavior
  • "Now, damn it—I'll break both our necks!" swore her capriciously passionate companion.
    1 — The Maiden (69% in)
  • "Do you not think you are just a wee bit capricious, fitful, Tess?" he said, good-humouredly, as he spread a cushion for her on the stool, and seated himself in the settle beside her.
    4 — The Consequence (60% in)
  • "Yes, perhaps I am capricious," she murmured.
    4 — The Consequence (60% in)
  • "It is this," he continued, with capricious compunction.
    6 — The Convert (16% in)

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