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wanton
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Heart of Darkness
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  • It was a wanton smash-up.
  • He did not make bricks—why, there was a physical impossibility in the way—as I was well aware; and if he did secretarial work for the manager, it was because ’no sensible man rejects wantonly the confidence of his superiors.’

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  • She is known for wanton behavior.
  • The ability to see beauty is the beginning of our moral sensibility. What we believe is beautiful we will not wantonly destroy.
    Reverend Sean Parker Dennison

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