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erratically

[ ih-rat-ik-lee ]
/ ɪˈræt ɪk li /
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adverb

in a way that deviates from what is normal or proper:When other employees noticed she was behaving erratically, the store installed cameras and caught her stealing pills.
without any definite direction or pattern; in an irregular or inconsistent way:The cyclone moved erratically westward and southward for two days while slowly strengthening into a tropical storm.Since I was fourteen I've kept a journal, albeit somewhat erratically at times.

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non·er·rat·i·cal·ly, adverb

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