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cavalier -- as in: a cavalier attitude
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Moby Dick
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  • In cavalier attendance upon the school of females, you invariably see a male of full grown magnitude, but not old; who, upon any alarm, evinces his gallantry by falling in the rear and covering the flight of his ladies.

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  • I always knew her cavalier attitude toward the law would get her in trouble.
  • a cavalier attitude toward the budget deficit

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