with reckless abandon


: in a very wild and reckless way
She decided with reckless abandon to quit her job and move to Tahiti.

Example Sentences

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“With reckless abandon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/with%20reckless%20abandon. Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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