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remiss
used in My Antonia

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Definition
careless — especially with regard to a duty
  • Grandmother went on talking in her polite Virginia way, not admitting their stark need or her own remissness, until Jake arrived with the hamper, as if in direct answer to Mrs. Shimerda's reproaches.
    Book 1 — The Shimerdas (52% in)
  • He prayed that if any man there had been remiss toward the stranger come to a far country, God would forgive him and soften his heart.
    Book 1 — The Shimerdas (84% in)

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