verb (used with object)
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He begins drinking heavily, neglecting his family, and accusing his wife of having an affair.Ethan Hawke's 'Good Kill': A Searing Indictment of America's Drone Warfare Obsession|Marlow Stern|September 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her candidacy set off a controversy about whether she was neglecting her children, in particular her special-needs baby.The Right Subjects Wendy Davis to Litmus Tests No Male Would Ever Face|Kirsten Powers|January 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
More often than not, neglecting moves such as the squat or dreaded deadlift can lead to higher chance of injury.Why You Should Train Like an Athlete (Even If You Aren’t One)|DailyBurn|December 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They have spent every petrodollar they got, neglecting investment in favor of other projects.
Three decades later, Indians like to celebrate the elections of 1977 while neglecting the embarrassing events of 1980.
Beyond the circle of his own servants there were needy persons whom he had been charged with neglecting and even oppressing.Expositor's Bible: The Book of Job|Robert Watson
And marches up, beautifully skilful, neglecting none of his advantages.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XIX. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
Now, some person or persons had followed her, neglecting the most obvious precaution of a householder.The Black Bag|Louis Joseph Vance
Talbot delightedly shook hands with them all, not neglecting Lucia Catherwood.Before the Dawn|Joseph Alexander Altsheler
While "reposing upon a broken reed," they were, he thought, "neglecting other means more expedient for their necessities."History of the United Netherlands, 1584-86, Vol. I. (of IV) Complete|John Lothrop Motley