willy-nilly


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whether you like it or not

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haphazardly

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without regard to desire or inclination

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In this one-off documentary, Jo explores whether kisses still hold any value, or if they are given out too willy-nilly they've lost all meaning.
Nobody is against progress for the town (with pretensions of city status), it is the type of progress, so-called, with beautiful old and historic buildings being pulled down willy-nilly to make way for a collection of toytown lookalikes.
Surely it would be more logical to provide pensioners with buckets of rock salt to scatter about willy-nilly as they progress down the street.
In the end, Prabhakar was also part of the indicted lot on charges of keeping connection with bookies, but by then he had willy-nilly triggered the great purge of Indian cricket.
BUT THAT DOESN'T MEAN YOU CAN DRIVE WILLY-NILLY OVER ANYTHING YOU WANT WITHOUT CONSEQUENCES.
I live in Reno, and we have water issues and willy-nilly, take-the-money-and-run development.
As the leadership is well aware, however, a commitment that could total $1 billion cannot be entered into willy-nilly.
Yet we live with it willy-nilly, courtesy of the string of French nuclear power stations ranged along the Channel coast.
Not only is there often a conflict of interest between city and school district needs, ruled Judge Dzintra Janavs, but the Legislature and governor have no authority to hand over school districts to anyone, willy-nilly.
Finally, she thought of comparing those sounds with those of human babies repeating adult syllables willy-nilly.
I have tried to establish my conviction that evangelization, education, and apologetics are universal, in that everyone has a point of view which he willy-nilly proclaims, explores, and justifies.
In both, fictional characters chat happily with nonfictional ones, the sequence of events is moved willy-nilly to serve a fictional purpose and in the end, the calling of art is served.
Baby Snake, 2004, is an expanse of lime green ground traversed willy-nilly by lines that literally carve their way, exposing multiple layers of paint, to form torqued geometric shapes.
Within seconds [of the order], a mass arrest was ordered and the police began penning everybody willy-nilly in together with a mesh orange fence," related Macomber.
What it was never intended to be was an easy 'get out of jail' card handed out willy-nilly before Christmas.