freewheel :

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  • n  a clutch (as on the rear wheel of a bicycle) that allows wheels to turn freely (as in coasting)
  • v  live unhurriedly, irresponsibly, or freely
  • v  coast in a vehicle using the freewheel

  • Unitarian Universalist churchmen have approved an experimental plan that will allow seminarians to freewheel around New York for three years, taking courses wherever they .
  • There is thus no need on these machines to freewheel while slipping into another gear.

  • Phil Mickelson in Boston Globe (registration)
    We've got to play a little freer,Mickelson said. "We wanted this so bad that I think we hit some shots that were a little tight. We've got to go out today and kind of freewheel it a little bit, play a little more relaxed and see if we can...
  • Scott Linehan in International Herald Tribune
    I think we wanted to come out and be aggressive,Linehan said. "What did we have to lose? Come out, freewheel and go for it. I liked how that went in the first half."

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