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reckless

adjective  us   /ˈrek·ləs/
showing a lack of care about risks or danger, and acting without thinking about the results of your actions: These punks have a reckless disregard for the law. He pleaded innocent to reckless driving charges.
recklessly
adverb  us   /ˈrek·ləs·li/
She spends her money recklessly.
recklessness
noun [U]  us   /ˈrek·ləs·nəs/
The accident was a result of recklessness.
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