A Word A Day : Capricious
( Adjective )Capricious
Word of 26th June 2007: A Word A Day-Capricious
(kuh PRISH us, kuh PREE shus): unpredictable; likely to change at any moment
• Bill was very capricious
. One minute he said his favorite car was a Chevy Caprice. The next minute he said it was a Cameo.
• The weather is often said to be capricious
. One minute it's snowing, the next minute it's 120 degree in the shade.
• A caprice
is a whim.
• Penny attempted a quadruped somersault off the ten-meter diving board as a caprice
. It was a painful caprice
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