the sort of innocuous capriccio intended to liven up a stuffy dinner party
Recent Examples on the WebOk so these capriccio bubblies taste like a fruit punch four loko.
Zoe Szathmary, Fox News, 17 May 2018 The latter’s peculiar, angular graphite works appear lightweight next to Ms. Bontecou’s intense capriccios.
Jason Farago And Martha Schwendener, New York Times, 2 Mar. 2017
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