from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a reckless manner; with rash or desperate heedlessness.

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  • adverb In a reckless manner, without regard for cost or consequence.
  • adverb With contempt for the rights, feelings, or well-being of others.

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  • adverb in a reckless manner


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  • "I can't do two things at once," muttered Mr Otchkinson, recklessly snatching his left hand from the wheel to make sure that the hand-brake was still where it ought to be. - ''Yashima, or, The Gorgeous West'' by R T Sherwood, 1931.

    December 24, 2008