Capriccio  

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Capriccio with the Colosseum (1743-44) - Bernardo Bellotto
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A caprice is an impulsive, seemingly unmotivated notion or action or an unpredictable or sudden condition, change, or series of changes.

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Borrowing from French caprice, from Italian capriccio, from caporiccio (“fright, sudden start”): capo (“head”), from Latin caput + riccio (“curly”), from Latin ericius (“hedgehog”), or from Italian capro (“goat”)

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