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Definition of "caprices" [caprices]

  • Plural form of caprice. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "caprices" in a sentence
  • "Though the trunk and all the inner boughs and leaves have disappeared, yet there hang here and there fossil leaves, also in mid-air; they appear to have been petrified, without method or selection, by what we call the caprices of nature; they hang in the path which the boughs and twigs would have taken, and they seem to indicate that if the tree could have been seen a million years earlier, before it had grown near its present size, the leaves standing at the end of each bough would have been found very different from what they are now."
  • "The way that Gondry goes for broke with insanely inventive special effects and gripping caprices is actually inspiring."
  • "Her character was not of the kind which could safely be left to its own development, for she called her caprices justice and her obstinacy principle, a mode of viewing life not conducive to much permanent satisfaction when not modified by the salutary restraint of a more sensible companion."
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