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random

adjective

chosen or happening without any particular method, pattern, or purpose

arbitrary

adjective

not based on any particular plan, or not done for any particular reason

spontaneous

adjective

happening in a natural way without being planned or thought about

accidental

adjective

happening without being planned or intended

instinctive

adjective

done without thinking, because of a natural tendency or ability

impromptu

adjective

not planned or prepared

coincidental

adjective

happening or existing by chance and not because of being planned

by accident

by chance, without being planned or intended

automatically

adverb

as the result of specific conditions, rules, or laws, without a special decision being made

automatic

adjective

done without conscious thought or intention, especially because of habit

rat tail

a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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speak human

(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people

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