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guilty of neglect; lacking due care or concern

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failing in what duty requires

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None are held back neither by fear nor slackness, but it seems to be the will of almighty Jove that the Achaeans should perish ingloriously here far from Argos: you, Thoas, have been always staunch, and you keep others in heart if you see any fail in duty; be not then remiss now, but exhort all to do their utmost.
You will easily believe, sir, that such a life as I am now describing must be incompatible with my further progress in learning; and that in proportion as I addicted myself more and more to loose pleasure, I must grow more and more remiss in application to my studies.
However, given the spate of atrocities that have taken place around the UK - London and Manchester - it would be remiss of us to think we're safe from any future attacks.
Should they prove to be remiss in protecting their marine areas, the mayors would be charged with dereliction of duty, said Pinol, who graced a farmers' forum here on Tuesday.
He directed Shahnaz Riaz, Director General FDE, to take serious action against those teachers who were remiss to their duties.
Minister of Finance Winston Jordan said Guyana has been remiss in neglecting to make greater use of maritime transportation as the dominant conduit for the flow of goods and passengers within and beyond the country's borders, even as he revealed the new administration's plans for "comprehensive infrastructural connectivity and reform" to boost trade and capitalize on the country's many waterways.
I WOULD be surprised if any tickets were left at this point, but it would be remiss of me not to mention that tomorrow, former Nicholas Chamberlain schoolboy Peter Doherty takes to the stage at Society.
Jack Clement, the studio engineer on the day four young musicians started an impromptu jam session, said to himself, "I think I'd be remiss not to record this.
I have been rather remiss in my exercise regime lately, and taken the lazy, languid approach to life.
HAVING arrived back in Ireland after attending the TUC Conference in Liverpool courtesy of the RMT trade union, I felt it would be remiss of me not to comment on my visit.
I feel I might have been remiss in my duties in terms of helping you to the proper dope in recent times by not reviewing too many of the small records; this month we'll start off with a few in an attempt to even the scales.
WITH Remembrance Tide and Royal British Legion's 2012-13 Poppy Appeal nearly upon us, it would be remiss of me not to say a big thanK you to all those members of the general public and of course the business sector of the city of Cardiff who once again were very supportive of our 2011-12 Poppy Appeal.
Trainers who complain about a lack of pre-Cheltenham opportunities would be remiss not to consider making entries at Taunton and the track deserves to be rewarded by some excellent horses.
I admit that since I retired behind the bamboo curtain, it has been quite remiss of me not to keep in touch more often.