Definition of 'capricious'
Example sentences containing 'capricious'
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That was the game: close control and avoid a capricious wind.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The forecast suggested that we would make it this time, though the wind was still capricious in nature and biting at times.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
We have small, spiteful, capricious weather.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
To be fair, it was a wicked day on which to play rugby, with a capricious wind and soft conditions underfoot.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Despite the fact that it is summer, this is the second time in a week that the production has been thrown by the capricious Moroccan weather.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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