wanton (adj.)
casual, gentle
2H4 IV.i.189[Mowbray to Hastings] every idle, nice, and wanton reason, / Shall to the King taste of this action
LLL IV.iii.102[Dumaine reading his verses to Katharine, of love] Spied a blossom passing fair / Playing in the wanton air
MV III.ii.93[Bassanio to himself] those crisped snaky golden locks, / Which make such wanton gambols with the wind
PP.16.4[of Love] Spied a blossom passing fair, / Playing in the wanton air
RJ II.vi.19[Friar to himself] A lover may bestride the gossamers / That idles in the wanton summer air
TC IV.v.220[Ulysses to Hector] Yond towers, whose wanton tops do buss the clouds [or: arrogant]
TG I.ii.42[Julia to Lucetta] Dare you presume to harbour wanton lines? [unclear meaning]
TNK II.ii.17[Arcite alone, of Palamon] he has a tongue will tame / Tempests, and make the wild rocks wanton
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