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Related to erratically: decisively, tumultuously

er·rat·ic

(ĕ-rat'ik),
1. Synonym(s): eccentric (1)
2. Denoting symptoms that vary in intensity, frequency, or location.
[L. erro, pp. erratus, to wander]

erratic

[irat′ik]
Etymology: L, erraticus, wandering
deviating from the normal but with no apparent fixed course or purpose.

erratic

(ĭ-răt′ĭk) [L. errare, to wander]
Having an unpredictable or fluctuating course or pattern; wandering.

er·rat·ic

(ĕ-rat'ik)
1. Synonym(s): eccentric (1) .
2. Denoting symptoms that vary in intensity, frequency, or location.
[L. erro, pp. erratus, to wander]
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Police saw a vehicle being driven erratically at about 3:52 a.
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DS Andy Dodds said "This was a busy time of day and we are appealing for any witnesses who saw a silver Ford Focus being driven erratically at around 9am yesterday to contact us on 02476 483170.
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