caprice

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  • He seemed left to the sport and caprice of a power he could not control. Cited from Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2), by John Roby
  • I love you so much that this time I'll even respect your caprices. Cited from Plays, by Alexander Ostrovsky
  • Don't allow this mark of senior caprice to turn your head. Cited from Grace Harlowe's Sophomore Year at High School, by Jessie Graham Flower
  • Caprice is sure to change, but who is sure that the faith kept for ten years will not? Cited from The Children of the King, by F. Marion Crawford
  • Don't you know that there is no understanding the caprices of women. Cited from Willy Reilly, by William Carleton
  • If it be due to caprice or doubt or anger he will do you justice. Cited from Vergilius, by Irving Bacheller
  • It was only the caprice of the moment that ever moved him. Cited from Charles Rex, by Ethel M. Dell
  • Was it all the wild caprice of Chance, then, that had no eyes? Cited from V. V.'s Eyes, by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  • Let me once more do justice to a prince whose character has been affected by the caprices of fortune. Cited from Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 339, January 1844, Vol. 55
  • She bore with her little caprices as sisters do not bear with one another. Cited from After Dark, by Wilkie Collins
  • This the chief promised and, either by caprice or by policy, finally brought about. Cited from The Original Fables of La Fontaine, by Jean de la Fontaine
  • But the majority believed that this was merely a passing caprice of youth. Cited from The Women of the Caesars, by Guglielmo Ferrero
  • Thus it is with institutions which have their origin only in man's caprice. Cited from People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English, by R.V. Pierce
  • East and west, north and south, she went, apparently guided only by her own caprice. Cited from Prudence of the Parsonage, by Ethel Hueston
  • Caprice died five years later from a heart attack in Los Angeles.
  • If you can resolve all these caprices into general principles, you will do more than I can. Cited from Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe,Charles Edward Stowe
  • You used to look so in old days, and forgive me my caprices THEN. Cited from The Bedford-Row Conspiracy, by Thackeray
  • What they do not respect is, the official caprice of their masters. Cited from The Roman Question, by Edmond About
  • If I could help it I would not say so -- it is not a caprice. Cited from The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1
  • Nor did it look like caprice on her part. Cited from The Girl of the Golden West, by David Belasco
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Words starting with caprice

Meaning of caprice

  • noun A sudden desire
    he bought it on an impulse