devil-may-care


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marked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness

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As well as their dedication to their sport and their prowess on the water their devil-may-care attitude has been like a breath of fresh air in an age where some athletes are willing to cheat and destroy their bodies with drugs.
Kids in the back seats of family cars, Sit staring - like aliens from that planet Mars You've blanco'd their sand shoes and packed a deckchair Left home with that attitude of devil-may-care.
None of them come close to the devil-may-care attitude of Guggenheim.
Created by a host of brilliant minds who love cars and understand how to make the massively complicated come across as fun, devil-may-care and effortless.
But it did rather undermine Clarkson and co's carefully choreographed bid to come across as devil-may-care adventurers.
In many respects, his apparent devil-may-care attitude is one most of us lose once burdened with the increasingly heavy responsibilities of family, work, mortgage and so on, which perhaps explains why we enjoy reading about a man who avoids conformity.
Here, Rennie is an undeveloped character with an undistinguished voice; it is hard to reconcile his devil-may-care actions with the flat tone of the narrative.
The local punks make some of the most eminently listenable and bounce-ready punk rock around, and songs such as "Boom,'' "Self-Made Prison'' and the brief and hyperkinetic "Stab Your Eyes'' crackle with energy and a sort of devil-may-care defiance that makes each song feel like a tasty guilty pleasure.
It's a post with few prospects and the very real chance he'll receive a fatal dose of radiation, but this is compensated for by the camaraderie of his hard-drinking, devil-may-care co-workers.
Brown sugar aside, this project is so impressively researched, extensively referenced, and professionally photographed, we can't help feel some sympathy for the devil-may-care authors, Andy Babiuk and Greg Prevost.
economy, there may be resonance with the devil-may-care destruction wantonly wrought in the movie.
MANY drivers display a devil-may-care attitude to flooded roads, according to a survey.
However, the series' trademark devil-may-care silliness goes awry thanks to a dour, sub-007 storyline, while the climax, involving a Russian cargo plane being brought down by harpoons, isn't as exciting as it sounds.
Which ever pot of money Middlesbrough Council tells us this spend has come out of, it does not alter the fact that the powers that be in the Town Hall have endorsed this devil-may-care spend.
For a sophisticated Parisian touch, find inspiration from classic blazers, Breton tees and ballet flats worn with tousled, devil-may-care tresses and crimson lips for a comfortable yet chic combination.