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1‘he was angry with himself and that made him reckless’
rash, careless, thoughtless, incautious, heedless, unheeding, inattentive, hasty, overhasty, precipitate, precipitous, impetuous, impulsive, daredevil, devil-may-care, hot-headed
irresponsible, wild, foolhardy, headlong, over-adventurous, over-venturesome, audacious, death-or-glory
ill-advised, injudicious, misguided, hare-brained, madcap, imprudent, unwise, ill-considered, unconsidered, ill-conceived, unthinking, indiscreet, mindless, negligent
informal harum-scarum, bull-in-a-china-shop
careful, cautious, prudent
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