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Not properly serious or sensible; silly and light-minded; giddy
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  1. Not properly serious or sensible; silly and light-minded; giddy
  2. Having no basis in law because of the lack of sound legal arguments, facts, etc. or not brought to court in good faith
  3. Of a claim or assertion in litigation, that it lacks merit or substance; often a pejorative term, implying bad faith or negligence by the pleading party. Of a claim or assertion in litigation, that it lacks merit or substance; often a pejorative term, implying bad faith or negligence by the pleading party.
Lacking or exhibiting a lack of good sense or judgment; silly:
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  1. Lacking or exhibiting a lack of good sense or judgment; silly:
  2. Capable of arousing laughter; absurd or ridiculous:
  3. Resembling or characteristic of a fool.
Occurring, growing, or living in a natural state; not domesticated, cultivated, or tamed:
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  1. Occurring, growing, or living in a natural state; not domesticated, cultivated, or tamed:
  2. Based on little or no evidence or probability; unfounded:
  3. Characterized by a lack of moral restraint; dissolute or licentious:
Motivated by or resulting from impulse:
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  1. Motivated by or resulting from impulse:
  2. (Physics) Acting within brief time intervals. Used especially of a force.
  3. Inclined to act on impulse rather than thought.
(Now Rare) Moving with great force or violence; having great impetus; rushing; furious
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  1. (Now Rare) Moving with great force or violence; having great impetus; rushing; furious
  2. Having or marked by violent force:
  3. Acting or done suddenly with little thought; rash; impulsive
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  1. Courageous, or showing bravery.
  2. Involving great risk or danger:
  3. Adventurous, willing to take on or look for risks.
(Of a person) Inclined to adventure; willing to incur risks; prone to embark in hazardous enterprise; rashly daring.
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  1. (Of a person) Inclined to adventure; willing to incur risks; prone to embark in hazardous enterprise; rashly daring.
  2. (Of an act or product) Full of hazard; attended with risk; exposing to danger; requiring courage; rash.
  3. Requiring or characterized by boldness or daring; hazardous; risky:
A bold, reckless person
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  1. A bold, reckless person
  2. One who performs dangerous stunts professionally
A quick-tempered or impetuous person.
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  1. A quick-tempered or impetuous person.
One who plays tricks or pranks.
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  1. One who plays tricks or pranks.
A woman who seeks social and financial advancement by unscrupulous means.
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  1. A woman who seeks social and financial advancement by unscrupulous means.
  2. A woman adventurer, specif. one who seeks to become rich and socially accepted by exploiting her charms, by scheming, etc.
(US, colloquial, dated) brittle, as wood or vegetables
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  1. (US, colloquial, dated) brittle, as wood or vegetables
  2. Hasty or unrestrained without regard for consequences:
  3. Hasty and reckless; rash; impetuous
Bold or daring in a foolish way; rash; reckless
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  1. Bold or daring in a foolish way; rash; reckless
  2. Marked by unthinking recklessness with disregard for danger; bold but rash; hotheaded
  3. Unwisely bold or venturesome; rash.
  1. Wild, careless, irresponsible
  2. Lacking a sense of responsibility; reckless.
  3. Acting or done in a reckless or rash way; irresponsible
Acting with too much speed or haste; hurried:
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  1. Acting with too much speed or haste; hurried:
  2. Showing irritation or impatience
  3. Done or made without due consideration or attention; precipitate or cursory:
Done with the head leading; headfirst:
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  1. Done with the head leading; headfirst:
  2. (Figuratively) Reckless, impetuous.
  3. Impetuous; rash.
Quick-tempered; easily made angry
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  1. Quick-tempered; easily made angry
  2. Pertaining to or characteristic of a hothead or hotheadedness; (of a person) easily excited or angered.
  3. Hasty; rash
Unwise; foolish:
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  1. Unwise; foolish:
  2. Not properly considered; not suitable or wise
(Now Rare) Moving with great force or violence; having great impetus; rushing; furious
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  1. (Now Rare) Moving with great force or violence; having great impetus; rushing; furious
  2. Having or marked by violent force:
  3. Acting or done suddenly with little thought; rash; impulsive
Not providing for the future; thriftless.
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  1. Not providing for the future; thriftless.
  2. Failing to provide for the future; lacking foresight, thrift, etc.
  3. Rash; incautious.
(Physics) Acting within brief time intervals. Used especially of a force.
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  1. (Physics) Acting within brief time intervals. Used especially of a force.
  2. Produced by or resulting from a sudden impulse
  3. (Mech.) Acting briefly and as a result of impulse
Careless, reckless, not exercising proper caution
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  1. Careless, reckless, not exercising proper caution
  2. Not cautious; not careful or prudent; reckless; rash
  3. Not cautious; rash.
Rushing or falling headlong.
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  1. Rushing or falling headlong.
  2. Acting with or marked by impulsiveness in thought or action; rash.
  3. Precipitate
Acting, happening, or done very hastily or rashly; impetuous; headstrong
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  1. Acting, happening, or done very hastily or rashly; impetuous; headstrong
  2. Falling steeply, rushing headlong, flowing swiftly, etc.
  3. Acting with or marked by excessive haste and lack of due deliberation.
Too hasty or incautious in acting or speaking; reckless
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  1. Too hasty or incautious in acting or speaking; reckless
  2. Resulting from or acting with ill-considered haste or boldness.
  3. (Obs.) Bringing quick results
Careless; heedless
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  1. Careless; heedless
  2. Acting or done with a lack of care or caution; careless or irresponsible.
  3. Not regarding consequences; headlong and irresponsible; rash
  1. Done hastily; haphazard; careless.
  2. Hasty and careless, as in execution:
  3. Hasty, careless, impetuous, etc.
Presumptuously or recklessly bold; rash or reckless:
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  1. Presumptuously or recklessly bold; rash or reckless:
  2. Reckless; rash
Done without consideration; not based upon careful reflection
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  1. Done without consideration; not based upon careful reflection
  2. Not considered; not taken into account
  3. Not reasoned or considered; rash:
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