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arbitrary
used in 1776

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Definition
based on chance or impulse (rather than upon reasoning, consistent rules, or a proper sense of fairness)
  • They have seized the public revenue, and assumed to themselves legislative, executive, and judicial powers, which they already exercise in the most arbitrary manner....
    p. 11.2

There are no more uses of "arbitrary" in 1776.

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