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cavalierly

ka vuh lir lee

  • r  in a proud and domineering manner
    he treated his staff cavalierly

  • The episode showed Clinton and his aides acting hastily, naively and cavalierly in brushing aside Baird's early warning that she had employed two undocumented Peruvians in her home.
  • But no one was quite as optimistic as Franklin, who declared rather cavalierly before flying from Washington that the situation was "not as serious as those Wild West movies on .
  • In courthouse waiting areas -- known variously as the Tombs, the Pits, the Tank -- defendants cavalierly dismiss their free counselors as "dump trucks," a term that reflects .
News & Articles

  • Review: 'The Summit' interesting, but not ultimately satisfying
    When George Mallory was preparing an expedition in the 1920s to climb Mt. Everest he was asked by a newspaper reporter why he wanted to climb the mountain, to which Mallory cavalierly replied,…
    Oct. 11, 2013 - Suburban Journals
  • Boise Mourns Dead Cyclists During Twilight Silent Ride
    The evening light was just beginning to fade when Jimmy Hallyburton of the Boise Bicycle Project, pant legs rolled cavalierly about his ankles, took the stage—a green painted park bench at Sunset Park on the edge of Boise's North End neighborhood. The heads of about 40 area bicyclists, police officers and media turned.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    Oct. 9, 2013 - Boise Weekly
Quotes

  • Dick Ebersol in Broadcasting & Cable
    If this becomes a news story or a series of news stories other than Olympic events, we are certainly there to cover them,Ebersol said. "But we're not going to cavalierly blow off sporting events to show news."
  • Debbie Stabenow in McClatchy Washington Bureau
    Shame on us if we cavalierly walk away and think we can do this another time. . . . This is about whether or not we're going to make a commitment to the middle class and a commitment to American manufacturing,added Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich.
  • John Kerry in Washington Post
    Kerry added: "I will never be a commander in chief who just cavalierly, ideologically and arrogantly dismisses the advice of our best military commanders in the United States."

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