carelessly


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Synonyms for carelessly

without care or concern

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without caution or prudence

in a rakish manner

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He turned over the first four in succession and looked carelessly at the addresses.
She answered so carelessly, that I said, "You speak of yourself as if you were some one else.
Oh, there was a little account between us," said Dunsey, carelessly, "and Wildfire made it even.
The witch lies hard and dies hard," said the king carelessly, and turned upon his heel.
And how many such stories are hidden about the country, lying carelessly in rustic memories, if one only knew where to find them!
The slightest order was received with a black look and grudgingly and carelessly obeyed.
They closed with him and by force got him back to bed, and when he had become a little calm, addressing the curate, he said to him, "Of a truth, Senor Archbishop Turpin, it is a great disgrace for us who call ourselves the Twelve Peers, so carelessly to allow the knights of the Court to gain the victory in this tourney, we the adventurers having carried off the honour on the three former days.
Albert glanced carelessly at the different missives, selected two written in a small and delicate hand, and enclosed in scented envelopes, opened them and perused their contents with some attention.
Yet, though the copy is wanted in haste, the original is so carelessly written that I hardly know how to set about my task.
His hair suffered to attain to a great length, is carefully combed out, and either left to fall carelessly over his shoulders, or plaited neatly and tied up in otter skins, or parti-colored ribands.
During a brief interval, employed by the pupils in ruling their books, my eye, ranging carelessly over the benches, observed, for the first time, that the farthest seat in the farthest row--a seat usually vacant--was again filled by the new scholar, the Mdlle.
I spoke to her of power and pride, But mystically - in such guise That she might deem it nought beside The moment's converse; in her eyes I read, perhaps too carelessly - A mingled feeling with my own - The flush on her bright cheek, to me Seem'd to become a queenly throne Too well that I should let it be Light in the wilderness alone.
Then some of the wood that had been carelessly thrown down, caught fire and began to blaze.
Upon the terraces were seen some of the male inhabitants, carelessly lounging at full length in flowing apparel of bright colors, and lance or musket in hand; but no women were visible at that hour of the day.
Some gypsy from Bohemia," said Fleur-de-Lys, turning carelessly toward the square.