How To Use Flippantly In A Sentence

  • What worries me at the core, I think, is the idea that a moral dicta imposed around “rape”, proscribing its “casual” use as vulgar, rendering it an act of moral transgression to speak this word flippantly, while it might serve to affirm the gravity of the crime, might at the same time, for that very reason, prime that word for exaptation into the realm of swearing proper. On Profanity: 4
  • 'It's called Bolognese, Mrs Marx Bo-log-nese,' the cook declared flippantly. Sinatra The Man Behind the Myth
  • In today's Post coverage, titled "Ritter Staff Skirts Disclosures," reporter Jessica Fender highlights the fact that the new order will not retroactively cover the last three years of Ritter's violations, not even with the aid of Ritter's own spin machine, headed up by spokesman Evan Dreyer, who flippantly referred to the mistake as "an oversight," and one that had been "remedied" by the new order. Jessica Corry: After Skirting Ethics Rules, Colorado Governor Rewrites Them
  • I hate to throw out the term flippantly, but this is the “Long Tail” of commenting, isn†™ t it? Strategic Commenting Can Build Blog Traffic
  • Last week, Brett Ratner used the word flippantly at a film screening Q&A. The Full Feed from
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  • This feat, however, would have been difficult to perform, as the girl flippantly pointed out to him, for the old man was as bald as the smooth round top of the Ortler; nevertheless, she spoke to her lover about it, and told him frankly that if there was any knife practice in that vicinity he need never come to see her again. Revenge!
  • I think wine is taken far too seriously and beer is taken far too flippantly.
  • Technically, they speak of a purism which redefines the areas of documentary photography in which they may be flippantly or carelessly bracketed.
  • Maybe you should consider this before you flippantly deride a non-virgin bride or groom as "miscast" in their own religious ceremony. Living together, having a big wedding.
  • My flippantly wishing a fictional character to drop dead during a break there is no real Joe the Plumber paled by the Republicans taking out ads with them shooting weapons in them, encouraging people to buy M16s in others, on and on. Charles Karel Bouley: Tucson: In the Blame Game, We All Lose
  • He does not flippantly ridicule the homoousian and the homoiousian as mere words, but the expression and exponent of profound theological distinctions, as every theologian knows them to be. Beacon Lights of History
  • Pretense, whispers, deceit, all to hide the same opinion that the "resuscitated" commander now flippantly tosses out to foreign journalist. Yoani Sanchez: Fidel Castro Joins the Opposition
  • They didn't flippantly joke, they crafted campaigns of division and anger, using catch phrases and terrifying tag lines to batter America into submission. Charles Karel Bouley: Tucson: In the Blame Game, We All Lose
  • My view is, and I certainly don't mean this flippantly, is what the hell are they doing ordering pizza at a high security location? Pathetic army excuse about base security does nothing to answer the questions
  • Chris replied flippantly, though his smile was unmistakable.
  • “I have plenty of room in my gown, thank you very much,” Charisse said flippantly, as she took a healthy bite of the treat. Who Said It Would Be Easy
  • 'Oh dear,' he said flippantly.
  • You know I don’t like to use that word flippantly, but Laura, I am not afraid to say it now because I really do mean it. Mistaken Identity
  • he answered the reporters' questions flippantly
  • Do not treat them flippantly. , but love also cannot endure the long-time waiting and too much proof-test .
  • Her voice taunted him in mock arrogance, but he could tell from the hint of darkness under her eyes that though she meant it flippantly, she was very tired.
  • ‘A pretty story,’ he said flippantly as he unsaddled his horse and threw saddle and bridle to the ground.
  • Then discuss what it means to love your enemy, to respect human life, and to never lightly or flippantly approach the topic of death.
  • You are flippantly omitting a "yet" -- "possibly kill the man who probably is not YET a murderer ... The Preponderance of the Evidence, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

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