Thesaurus / remiss

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Hence the States were remiss in furnishing their quotas of men and money.
Having been remiss in her duty, Miss Lupton was salving her conscience by being extra severe now.
THE HIGHGRADERWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
Surely Bilton had not been so remiss as not to have seen that fresh lilies were put in the green room!
Mr. Grant (the overseer) and his wife had not been remiss in their duty to the sick girl.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
Giusippe and I have been both rude and remiss, haven't we, Giusippe?
THE STORY OF GLASSSARA WARE BASSETT
Well, I have been remiss, I own: but I will expound another time the reasons why you saw us not oftener.
IT MIGHT HAVE BEENEMILY SARAH HOLT
I certainly remember seeing that Barnard was not alone, but I was remiss enough not to notice who the lady was.
THE GAMBLERKATHERINE CECIL THURSTON
Even gentlemen, usually so remiss in such matters, are rather expected to leave a card in person after a dinner.
SOCIAL LIFEMAUD C. COOKE
WAS he such a remiss, careless father as she had accused him of being?
RAINBOW VALLEYLUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY
Let the Bardseyans immediately erect a statue to his honour, if they have been remiss enough to neglect him heretofore.
THE WITS AND BEAUX OF SOCIETYGRACE WHARTON AND PHILIP WHARTON

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