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wanton
used in War and Peace

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of something considered bad:  excessive, thoughtless indulgence — such as waste, cruelty, violence, and (especially in the past) sexual promiscuity
  • It is pitiable and sad, and the whole army is in despair that this most important place has been wantonly abandoned.
    Book Ten — 1812 (17% in)

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