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wanton adj. (‘lascivious’ the most freq. sense)
1. unrestrained, sportive, frolicsome LLL. IV. iii. 104 “the air,” V. ii. 769 “All as a child,” Mer.V. V. i. 71 “a wild and herd,” H8 III. ii. 360 “little boys,” Ham. II. i. 22 “wanton, wild, and usual slips.”
2. capricious, frivolous 1H4 V. i. 50 “the injuries of a time,” 2H4 IV. i. 191 “every idle, nice, and wanton reason.”
3. luxuriant MND. II. i. 99 “the quaint mazes in the green,” R2 I. iii. 214 “four springs,” Rom. II. v. 72 “Now comes the blood up in your cheeks,” Mac. I. iv. 34* “my plenteous joys Wanton in fulness.”
4. luxurious, effeminate 1H4 III. i. 214 “the rushes” [strewn on the floor], 2H4 I. i. 148 “a guard too for the head Which princes” . . .
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