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recklessness Sentence Examples

  • As an official and a man of non-Russian extraction he had to be extremely reticent, but to his intimate friends he condemned severely the ignorance and light-hearted recklessness of those around him.

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  • The event justified his sombre previsions, but did not cure the recklessness of the so-called patriots.

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  • He was the finest swordsman in the army, and possessed that daring recklessness which is the most useful quality of leadership against Asiatics.

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  • Cleitarchus, who can scarcely have visited the place himself, with his usual recklessness of statement, confounded the tombs behind the palaces with those of Nakshi Rustam; indeed he appears to imagine that all the royal sepulchres were at the same place.

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  • He sat at first on the Extreme Left; but his philosophic and critical temperament was not in harmony with the recklessness of French radicalism, and his attitude towards political questions underwent a steady modification, till the close of his life saw him the foremost representative of moderate republicanism.

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  • He liked Darian's recklessness.

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  • Fitzgerald with chivalrous recklessness refused to desert others who could not escape, and whom he had himself led into danger.

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  • The French, with more recklessness than was usual with them in later times, bore down on their enemy courageously but in some disorder.

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  • (3) While in the ancient church the language used in excommunicating had been carefully measured, we find an amazing recklessness in the phraseology employed by the medieval clergy.

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  • But her frank recklessness, her generosity, her invariable good temper, her ready wit, her infectious high spirits and amazing indiscretions appealed irresistibly to a generation which welcomed in her the living antithesis of Puritanism.

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  • The headlong recklessness of James, remarked on by Ayala, gave the opportunity, but he nobly expiated his fault.

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  • He himself delivered in the House of Commons many speeches unrivalled in parliamentary history for wit and recklessness; and one of them still lives in history as the "champagne speech."

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  • In spite of his warnings, the pauperes began hostilities against the Turks; and Peter returned to Constantinople, either in despair at their recklessness, or in the hope of procuring supplies.

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  • He had just arrived on the spot and met a man going to fetch powder to blow in a door; instead Hodson, with his usual recklessness, rushed into the doorway and was shot.

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  • succeeded to the throne when the fortunes of his house were at a low ebb, and he continued the Thirty Years War, not in the hope of re-establishing the Roman Catholic religion or of restoring the imperial ~j7~~, authority, - but of remedying as far as he could the havoc caused by his fathers recklessness.

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  • Three other volumes followed in 1894, 1895 and 1897, each displaying to further advantage the versatility and sensuous splendour of Frdding's talent, as well as its somewhat scandalous recklessness.

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  • His courage amounted almost to recklessness.

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  • Unable to rise, the wretched people multiplied on their potato plots with perfect recklessness.

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  • Rather, a gross dereliction of duty or recklessness is needed.

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  • lampooning the journalistic excesses and recklessness with the truth of the Viennese press.

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  • tendency toward violence or recklessness was directly related to having more sexual partners.

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  • The great differences between the records of the United States and the United Kingdom seem to afford justification for the view, which has often been expressed, that in America the spirit of hurry and recklessness manifest in many of the activities of the people prevails even among the men on whom rests the grave responsibility of running trains in safety.

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  • Great loss of life and injury occur through the ignorance, carelessness and recklessness of the men themselves, who fail to take the necessary precautions for their own safety, even when warned to do so.

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  • His manner was brusque, and his advocacy of the causes which he had at heart, though always perfectly sincere, was vehement to the point sometimes of recklessness.

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  • But the imperiousness showed itself in the more effectual form of action; in his sudden resolves, his invincible insistence, his recklessness of consequences to himself and his friends, his habitual assumption that the civilized world and all its units must agree with him, his indignant astonishment at the bare thought of dissent or resistance, his incapacity to believe that an overruling Providence would permit him to be frustrated or defeated.

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  • They also found that a tendency toward violence or recklessness was directly related to having more sexual partners.

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  • The recklessness caused the Miss USA organization and owner Donald Trump to evaluate whether or not the pageant winner should continue her reign.

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