Examples of capriccio in a Sentence
the sort of innocuous capriccio intended to liven up a stuffy dinner party
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The latter’s peculiar, angular graphite works appear lightweight next to Ms. Bontecou’s intense capriccios.
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Origin and Etymology of capriccio
First Known Use: 1665See Words from the same year
Synonymsantic, caper, prank, dido, escapade, frolic, gag, jest, knavery, monkeyshine (s), practical joke, rag [chiefly British], roguery, shavie [Scottish], shine (s), trick, waggery
Related Wordsskylarking; adventure, experience, game, lark, time; high jinks (also hijinks), horseplay, play, roughhousing, rowdyism; shenanigan (s), tomfoolery; joking, kidding, teasing; gambit, hoax, maneuver, ploy; deed, feat, mission, performance, stunt; caprice, conceit, fancy, vagary, whim, whimsy (also whimsey); deceit, deception, delusion, fooling, fraud, hanky-panky, hoodwinking, ruse, sham, stratagem, subterfuge, trickery, wile
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