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synonyms for wantonly

  • blatantly
  • brazenly
  • candidly
  • face to face
  • flagrantly
  • forthrightly
  • fully
  • honestly
  • plainly
  • publicly
  • readily
  • simply
  • unabashedly
  • unashamedly
  • willingly
  • aboveboard
  • artlessly
  • frankly
  • in broad daylight
  • in full view
  • in public
  • in the open
  • ingenuously
  • naively
  • naturally
  • shamelessly
  • straight
  • under one's nose
  • unhesitatingly
  • unreservedly
  • warts and all
  • without pretense
  • without reserve
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antonyms for wantonly

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  • incompletely
  • secretly
  • shamefully
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How to use wantonly in a sentence

If Brett Hankison’s behavior was wanton endangerment to people in neighboring apartments, then it should have been wanton endangerment in Breonna Taylor’s apartment too.
PROTESTERS HIT THE STREETS FOR A SECOND NIGHT AFTER OFFICERS AREN’T CHARGED WITH KILLING BREONNA TAYLORFABIOLA CINEASSEPTEMBER 25, 2020VOX
It was not to be a love-letter; simply an appeal for forgiveness to a friend whom she had wantonly injured.
A FOREST HEARTH: A ROMANCE OF INDIANA IN THE THIRTIESCHARLES MAJOR
I see cavaliers, sworn defenders of Holy Church; your hands are red with Christian blood wantonly shed.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
First silence your own dark soul—silence reproach for blood spilled wantonly, for tears your deeds have made to flow.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
The "shedu" was a destructive bull which might slay man wantonly or as a protector of temples.
MYTHS OF BABYLONIA AND ASSYRIADONALD A. MACKENZIE
I once asked an old Omaha what was the feeling of Indians when they saw the white men wantonly killing buffaloes.
PRAIRIE SMOKE (SECOND EDITION, REVISED)MELVIN RANDOLPH GILMORE
Thus died this extraordinary man, who had wantonly led his country into a war in which five-sixths of her population perished.
ARGENTINAW. A. HIRST
It seemed to him, in his honesty, that Reuben was wantonly cutting asunder all the ties that once bound him to the old home.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 16, NO. 97, NOVEMBER, 1865VARIOUS
On one of these occasions he was returning home, when he wantonly shot a cock belonging to his landlord.
THE CHRONICLES OF CRIME OR THE NEW NEWGATE CALENDAR. V. 1/2CAMDEN PELHAM
Therefore he kills them only as necessity and the exigencies of life demand, and not wantonly.
RED HUNTERS AND THE ANIMAL PEOPLECHARLES A. EASTMAN
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