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flout
used in The Remains of the Day

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Definition
to openly disregard — typically a law, rule, or custom
  • Not only was it alleged that the manoeuvre had been a most un-British attack on civilian Boer settlements, overwhelming evidence emerged that it had been irresponsibly commanded with several floutings of elementary military precautions, so that the men who had died - my brother among them - had died quite needlessly.
    1e — Day 1 - Evening (81% in)
floutings = instances of openly disregarding
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