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vagrancy

noun

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a sudden impulsive and apparently unmotivated idea or action
  • a frequent victim to the vagrancies of the heart, she had a succession of passionate but short-lived romances

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The first known use of vagrancy was in 1641

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“Vagrancy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/vagrancy. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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