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arbitrary

adjective

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3 exercising power or authority without interference by others
  • a nation with no tradition of democracy, only a long history of arbitrary rulers

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The first known use of arbitrary was in the 15th century

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“Arbitrary.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/arbitrary. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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