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an impulsive, often illogical turn of mind

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a sudden desire

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an odd or fanciful or capricious idea

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Speaking at an Iftar dinner at the offices of ruling party AKP for ambassadors on Monday evening in Ankara, Erdogan said that due to the whim of the Greek Cypriot side, a solution to the Cyprus problem could not be reached.
A child who is determined to read books beyond his level of intellectual or aesthetic development isn't in any danger, and indeed may be better situated to one day discover his Whim and to know what to do with it.
The MRI studies revealed that women who, on entry to the WHIMS trial, had elevated blood pressure had significantly higher amounts of white matter lesions (WMLs) when they underwent MRIs eight years later.
(Women taking HT also had slightly smaller total brain volumes.) Because the total stroke risk was identical in the hormone and the placebo groups in WHIMS participants, it appeared that strokes were not the reason for the increased risk of dementia and brain decay observed in the WHIMS participants.
Er, I'm sorry, since when did taxpayers fork out money to accommodate the whims of Tom and Laura Parker Bowles?
Grady is too young to realize the nature of their attraction and is accustomed to acting on whims with impunity.
Rules shouldn't change on the whims of the current administration.
In Matthew 19:6, Christ tells us: "What therefore God has joined together, let no man put asunder." In light of this Gospel passage, we can be assured that marriage is hardly a "human construct," or open to some mythical evolution based upon the whims of a fickle society.
Norwalk, Conn.-based Pepperidge Farm introduces Whims cookies, a unique line of bite-sized cookies in two varieties: Crispy Waves (crispy-thin snacks) and Crunchy Clusters (combinations of cookie ingredients all rolled up into bite-sized poppable clusters).
So one would be watching Bournonville in the special Danish context of Vincenzo Galeotti's 1786 divertissement The Whims of Cupid and the Balletmaster, the oldest work maintained in the current repertoire, and of their own stagings of Michel Fokine's Petrouchka, David Lichine's Graduation Ball, Lander's Etudes, Roland Petit's full-evening The Three Musketeers, and a few contemporary Danish works.
In part because of the nature of the commodities economy, you have often been subjected to the whims of southern ideas about how society ought to be organized and run.
vexes Americans of all backgrounds, as does Washington's habit of redefining the law and constitutional provisions to suit its whims. If genuine federal accountability and reform are the desired outcome of the petition--as opposed to building precedents for global governance--turning the matter over to the UN is exactly the worst way to proceed.
From scatter cushions to dynamic facades, 100% Design can satisfy the imperious whims of most architects and interior designers.
Chapters intersperse true anecdotes with solid general advice, and recount a wealth of most unusual situations involving washed-up celebrities, the mob, the aspirations of crazed chefs, the whims of mega call girls, and much more.
Indeed, one possible outcome of the decision is more such mandatory sentences, as tougher-than-thou members of Congress panic at the prospect of penalties determined by judicial whims.