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Lovely, with a show of insouciance, bagged three gerunds and one gerundive.
THE VARMINTOWEN JOHNSON
The autopilot functioned perfectly, however, and Logan trusted it to the point of insouciance.
TIGHT SQUEEZEDEAN CHARLES ING
It was as truly part of her (and a growing part of her) as her brilliant enjoyment and insouciance.
DODO'S DAUGHTERE. F. BENSON
Under its insouciance and extravagance lie many of the ideas that dictated his attitude as writer and as critic.
OSCAR WILDEARTHUR RANSOME
Such insouciance would have galled Miss Gabriel past endurance had it not, mercifully, lain outside her range of apprehension.
MAJOR VIGOUREUXA. T. QUILLER-COUCH
Moreover, there is something in the very insouciance of these country-comers to Paris which provokes the citizen the more.
Mrs. Ermsted flicked an eyelid in Mrs. Burton's direction with an insouciance that somehow robbed the act of any serious sting.
Her usual insouciance was gone, and her hands nervously fingered the opal beads of her long necklace.
DANGEROUS DAYSMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
The apparent insouciance of Japanese ornament is, however, carefully calculated in relation to the field which is to be covered.
PARALLEL PATHSTHOMAS WILLIAM ROLLESTON
It was this peculiar insouciance which angered Dr. Stanhope, even more than his son's extravagance.
BARCHESTER TOWERSANTHONY TROLLOPE

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