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Ostensibly lacking any coherent system or order
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“What was the point of studying the random and arbitrary changes to which words, like all other earthly phenomena, were subject?”
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Unsupported by sound logic or judgment
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“They came to the arbitrary conclusion that only alkali-resistant weeds would grow here.”
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Based on one's personal choice or whim
“Instead of making an arbitrary decision to increase the proposed volume, the general manager should inquire what would be necessary in order to plan for a specified increase.”
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Suggestive or typical of a despot or tyrant
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“The shift in favor of a stronger central government did not mean that the founders were less concerned over the dangers of arbitrary government power than they had been.”
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Having a tendency to inflict suffering and pain on others
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Given to sudden and unaccountable changes of mood, thinking or behavior
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Set as guide
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Left to personal choice
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Very unusual, strange, or unexpected
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Not guided by or based on good sense
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(law) Performed speedily and without formal ceremony
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Universally agreed upon
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Not reasoned
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Not stated clearly or exactly
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Present as the strongest or main element
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Difficult to control due to willful behavior
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Biased or favoring a particular side or cause
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