Tuesday, April 27, 2004

Word of the Day: insouciant


Insouciant in context:


It was easy to spot the site that bore the brunt of American firepower.

The scattered bricks, the gaping hole in the wall, the observation tower perforated by bullets - fired by the American tank that rolled insouciantly down the avenue of date palms and eucalyptus trees. [Link] (Luke Harding in the Guardian, Wednesday April 28, 2004)

[Bartleby.com's American Heritage Dictionary]

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