vagary n : an unexpected and inexplicable change in something (in a situation or a person's behavior, etc.); "the vagaries of the weather"; "his wealth fluctuates with the vagaries of the stock market"; "he has dealt with human vagaries for many years"
EtymologyLatin vagus (wandering)
Vagary is an erratic notion or action.
- Vagary is a boss in Doom 3:Resurrection of Evil
- A type of african grapefruit
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