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In a careless or casual way - synonyms or related words

anyhow

adverb

in a careless or untidy way

idly

adverb

without any real purpose or reason

in haste

formal

too quickly, without careful planning or thought

airily

adverb

mainly literary

in a way that shows you do not think someone or something is important

with abandon

in an uncontrolled way, as if you do not care what the result will be

in play

not seriously

for no (apparent) reason

without an obvious cause

for nothing

without a reason or purpose

any (old) how

in a careless and untidy way

willy-nilly

adverb

in a careless way, without planning

bit rot

when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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