(Interjections). Look out! mind your eye!

  1. Neglect (Substantives), negligence, omission, laches, heedlessness, carelessness, perfunctoriness, remissness, imprudence, secureness, indiscretion, étourderie, incautiousness, indiscrimination, rashness 863, recklessness, nonchalance.
  2. In dress: A slattern, slut, sloven.

    In rhetoric, Paralipsis.

    (Verbs). To be negligent, etc., to neglect, scamp, pass over, omit, pretermit, set aside, cast or put aside.

    To overlook, disregard, slight, pay no regard to, make light of, trifle with, blink, wink at, connive at; take or make no account of; gloss over, slur over, slip over, skip, jump over, shirk 623, discount.

    (Phrases). To give to the winds; take no account of; not to mind; think no more of; set at naught; give the go-by to.

    To render neglectful, etc., to put or throw off one's guard.

    (Adjectives). Neglecting, etc., unmindful, heedless, careless, sans souci, negligent, neglectful, slovenly, remiss, perfunctory, thoughtless, unthoughtful, unheedful, off one's guard, unwary, incautious, unguarded, indiscreet, inconsiderate, imprudent, improvident, rash, headlong, reckless, heels over head, witless, hare-brained, giddy-brained, off-hand, slapdash, happy-go-lucky, cursory, brain - sick, scatter - brained.

    Neglected, unheeded, unperceived, unseen, unobserved, unnoticed, unnoted, unmarked, unattended to, untended, unwatched, unthought of, overlooked, unmissed, unexamined, unsearched, unscanned, unweighed, unsifted, untested, unweeded, undetermined.

    (Phrases). In an unguarded moment; buried in a napkin.

    (Adverbs). Negligently, etc., hand over head.

  3. Inquiry (Substantives), search, research, quest, pursuit, examination, scrutiny, investigation, indagation, perquisition, perscrutation, discussion, symposium, inquest, inquisition, exploration, exploitation, sifting, calculation, analysis, dissection, resolution, induction; the Baconian method; a searching inquiry; scire facias, ad referendum.
  4. Questioning, asking, interrogation, interpellation, interrogatory, the Socratic method, examination, cross- examination, cross-questioning, catechism.

    Reconnoitring, reconnaissance, prying, spying, espionage, the lantern of Diogenes, searchlight.

    Subject of inquiry: Question, moot point, query, difficulty, problem, desideratum, point to be solved; point or matter in dispute; moot point, question at issue, plain question, fair question, open question, knotty point, vexed question, crux.

    Enigma, riddle, conundrum, a bone to pick, quodlibet, Gordian knot, dignus vin ice nodus.

    An inquirer, querist, questioner, heckler, inquisitor, examiner, analyst, quidnunc, newsmonger, gossip 527, 532; investigator, detective, bloodhound, sleuth-hound, sleuth, inquiry agent, Sherlock Holmes, busy.

    (Verbs). To inquire, seek, search, look for, look about for, look out for, cast about for, beat up for, grope for, feel for, reconnoitre, explore, sound, rummage, ransack, pry, look round, look over, look through, peruse.

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