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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
caprice (kuh-PREES) noun
1. A sudden, unpredictable change of mind or behavior.
2. Capriccio: a musical composition in free, irregular style.
[From French, from Italian capriccio, from caporiccio (head with bristling hair), from capo (head) + riccio (hedgehog, curly) from Latin ericius (hedgehog).]
"Do not deviate by following caprice."
"After interval there was ... Brazilian Impressions, a series of
fleeting musical characterisations of the vividness of life told
with the caprice and strangeness of a dream."
Today's word is the name of a car from Chevrolet. There is also a car called Mercury Capri. We hope they named it after the island in Italy but one wonders if they knew that capri means goat.
A fly that lands on a carabao feels itself to be higher than the carabao. -Filipino proverb