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erratic

adjective uk   /ɪˈræt.ɪk/ us    /-ˈræt̬-/
moving or behaving in a way that is not regular, certain, or expected: He drove in an erratic course down the road. She can be very erratic; one day she is friendly and the next she'll hardly speak to you.
erratically
adverb uk   /-ɪ.kəl.i/ us  
In her study, books were arranged erratically on chairs, tables, and shelves. The machine is working erratically - there must be a loose connection.
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