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negligent
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The House of Mirth
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  • "I’m sorry I have been negligent about the Brys——" she began.
  • Nevertheless, the fact that the correspondence had been allowed to fall into strange hands would convict Selden of negligence in a matter where the world holds it least pardonable; and there were graver risks to consider where a man of Dorset’s ticklish balance was concerned.

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  • Please forgive my negligence in not calling you sooner.
  • The jury found her criminally negligent in the fulfillment of her responsibilities.

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