imagination, belief, liking, boutade, bee, study at caprice, desire, fad, freak, conception, conceit, inclination, notion, image, thoughts, predilection, megrim, impulse, humor, idea, mood, supposition
caprice (part of speech: noun)
fitfulness, fancy, vacillation, randomness, indecisiveness, caprice, flightiness, arbitrariness, fickleness, fleetingness, whim, impulsiveness, fluctuation, changeability, whimsy, sporadicalness, volatility, fancifulness
- But he did not believe, and he could hardly denounce his friend on a vagary.
- By these degrees the illusion grew until my pretense became a vagary and obsession and to me ceased to be a pretense. - "The Portal of Dreams", Charles Neville Buck.
- It was a vagary of Mr. Shrimplin's that ten reckless years of his life had been spent in the West, the far West, the West of cow- towns and bad men; that for this decade he had flourished on bucking broncos and in gilded bars, the admired hero of a variety of deft homicides. - "The Just and the Unjust", Vaughan Kester.