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Definitions of wanton:
  • noun:   lewd or lascivious woman
  • verb:   spend wastefully
    Example: "Wanton one's money away"
  • verb:   indulge in a carefree or voluptuous way of life
  • verb:   engage in amorous play
  • verb:   behave extremely cruelly and brutally
  • verb:   waste time; spend one's time idly or inefficiently
  • verb:   become extravagant; indulge (oneself) luxuriously
  • adjective:   occurring without motivation or provocation
  • adjective:   casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
    Example: "Wanton behavior"

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