Beholden to a base that, like a capricious autocrat, will turn against them at the slightest provocation.
But that may not take into account a capricious pope who does not necessarily play by the established rules.
About six years earlier, Eugenides had sent in a short story called "capricious Gardens."
He was a capricious and mercurial student, hugely talented but hugely undisciplined.
The capricious and inhumane imprisoning of the feminist activists from Pussy Riot.
By this arrangement the capricious divisions of some books is avoided.
All is still on a colossal scale, but playful, capricious, phantasmagoric.
I profess no indifference to the movements of that capricious old gentleman known as the clerk of the weather.
How noisy and romping the brook was; how capricious, how playful, how furtive!
A depraved and capricious appetite is common in horses that have a stone forming in the stomachs.