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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a manner where one fails in one's duty.

Usage examples (12)
  • Their commission was executed more remissly by the Albans.
  • Our lives are too short to be fruitlessly employed, or remissly passed.
  • In some they are more accurately fitted, in others more remissly or carelessly contrived, and always with a view to their being closed under a greater or a slighter...
  • Another main fault is, that I have not revised the copy, and amended the style, which now flows remissly, as it was first conceived; but my leisure would not permit;... for more
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