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used in Oryx and Crake

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relaxed; or lacking in strictness or strength
  • He'd been lax about shaving lately, there seemed little point to it, so his beard was sprouting.
    p. 349.9
  • He could have bought them off the Net, of course — Martha Graham was notoriously lax about scorekeeping, and plagiarism was a cottage industry there — but he'd taken a position on that.
    p. 194.9

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