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  • n  the quality of being lax and neglectful
  • n  the condition of being physiologically lax
    baths can help the laxness of the bowels

  • The paucity of details and the apparent laxness with which Chinese security officials treated the hijacking incident were particularly curious to Steven Tsang, a China specialist .
  • But this laxness toward immigration fraud may be about to change.
  • There will be no progress in this country if we have such laxness.
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  • Iran's Culture Minister Questioned In Parliament
    Culture Minister Ali Jannati has been questioned in the Iranian parliament by a hard-line lawmaker over some of his comments regarding the closure of newspapers and the solo singing of women. Hamid Rasayi accused Jannati of showing tolerance toward the insulting of religious sanctities and promoting laxness over religious principles.
    Jan. 8, 2014 - Payvand Iran News

  • Henry Paulson in Washington Post
    Whenever we have extended periods of good markets and benign economic situations, there is a tendency for laxness,Paulson said in a Bloomberg television interview. "I do believe this is a wake-up call that lenders need to be very careful...
  • Philip Heatley in New Zealand Herald
    Heatley said the high number of charge cards with $85,000 limits was "the worst example of folly and laxness and was always going to spark intense questioning". "It's appalling it's taken a single inquiry from an opposition MP for them to...
  • Norman Ornstein in Voice of America
    There was a laxness here that comes from the administration,said Norman Ornstein, who closely monitors US politics at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington. "If the president did not do it directly, it is still the case that he...

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