Thesaurus / wantonFEEDBACK
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
He stood by the side of the little river, its clear waters showing the fish darting to and fro, as if in wanton play.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Because the Christian regards the hooligan, the thief, the wanton, and the drunkard as men and women who have done wrong.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
You only encourage him in his wanton mischief, and no one takes any heed how he torments my poor Margaret.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
Wrongs less wanton and outrageous precipitated the French Revolution.
PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHY OF PARSON BROWNLOW, THE TENNESSEE PATRIOTWILLIAM GANNAWAY BROWNLOW
Mary Manley died; an English authoress, of considerable reputation as a writer, but of a wanton and licentious character.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Their characters are clearly such as are opposed to any such wanton destruction as is here alleged.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
He made no reply to the challenge that he was the chief supporter of a certain wanton thereabouts.
YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
And as I reeled over the smoke, I saw you in direful peril, clutched by wanton hands, facing a fate worse than death!
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
You get us into a precious hobble through sheer wanton foolery, and then you expect me to like it.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
Captain William Wanton, of Portsmouth, took out a commission as privateersman and brought in several valuable prizes.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
WORDS RELATED TO WANTON
- badly behaved
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