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  • v. Present participle of neglect.

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Examples

  • Still to come: Sen. Kent Conrad is sticking up for TARP and the stimulus; Matthew Yglesias thinks Obama's biggest economic mistakes came in neglecting the Fed; Milton Friedman would support quantitative easing; and There Will Be Blood as a Super Nintendo game.

    Wonkbook: 57% worry about mortgage; midterm might cost $4 billion; to triangulate or not to triangulate?

  • If you let your children shop at Abercrombie, chances are you take pride in neglecting your children and think that exposing them to heavy doses of sexualization is probably a good thing.

    Abercrombie & Fitch--Where The Ugly Go To Die

  • Realising the error of my ways in neglecting Alan Clark's diaries, two volumes quickly arrived and these, as I've said make fruitful and fascinating reading.

    52 entries from February 2007

  • The vociferous property owners at Wednesday's Council meeting were stark evidence that the Administration of Mayor Robinson-Briggs has seriously stubbed its toe in neglecting to involve the business community in any 'visioning' process for the city's future.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • Whatsoever he seeketh, that I accomplish for him, and I have no excuse in neglecting that he biddeth me do; because I am Sultan over two-and-seventy tribes of the Jinn, each two-and-seventy thousand in number every one of which thousand ruleth over a thousand Marids, each Marid over a thousand Ifrits, each Ifrit over a thousand Satans and each Satan over a thousand

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The following night, the maiden appeared once more, admonishing the knight for his lack of chivalry in neglecting a damsel's petition.

    11/01/2003 - 12/01/2003

  • He says he has no doubt I have long repented of my 'unfortunate marriage,' and if I will only acknowledge this, and confess I was wrong in neglecting his advice, and that I have justly suffered for it, he will make a lady of me once again – if that be possible after my long degradation – and remember my girls in his will.

    Agnes Grey

  • Though the remembering of God's law is not meritorious, yet it evinces a filial temper and provides the pious with promises to plead, while the wicked in neglecting His law, reject God and despise His promises (compare Ps 9: 13; 43: 1; 69: 18).

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • They also tend to operate in the short term neglecting to address the long-term effects of their actions.

    Sound Politics

  • A friend (Mr. Lowell Mason) put into my hands a quantity of music books in the German language early in the year 1832 -- because, as he said, I could read them and he couldn't -- with the request that I would translate any of the hymns and songs which struck my fancy, or, neglecting the German words, with hymns or songs of my own, adapted to the tunes, so that he could use the music.

    Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts

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