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with impunity

without risk of punishment; with immunity from the negative consequences of an act; while being exempt from punishment. The diplomat parked in illegal parking spaces with impunity. Bob used his brother's property with impunity.
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Here was impunity still, but impunity almost excessive; inasmuch as the side-lights and the high fantracery of the entrance were glimmering straight into the hall; an appearance produced, he the next instant saw, by the fact that the vestibule gaped wide, that the hinged halves of the inner door had been thrown far back.
Brydon breathed his wonder till the very impunity of his attitude and the very insistence of his eyes produced, as he felt, a sudden stir which showed the next instant as a deeper portent, while the head raised itself, the betrayal of a braver purpose.
They might cross thirty with impunity, and doubtless they would return to be heroes at home; but how different the home-coming of their commanding officer!
However, though he was not guilty of ill manners by rebuking a gentleman in his own house, he paid him off obliquely in the pulpit: which had not, indeed, the good effect of working a reformation in the squire himself; yet it so far operated on his conscience, that he put the laws very severely in execution against others, and the magistrate was the only person in the parish who could swear with impunity.
I consider jealousy, as you know, a humiliating and degrading feeling, and I shall never allow myself to be influenced by it; but there are certain rules of decorum which cannot be disregarded with impunity.
Godfrey Ablewhite chose to keep the Diamond, he might do so with perfect impunity.
In the first place, I saw darkly what the nature of the conspiracy had been, how chances had been watched, and how circumstances had been handled to ensure impunity to a daring and an intricate crime.
They had that interest, as well as other interests, in ensuring their impunity from exposure, and they would leave no stone unturned, no sacrifice unattempted, no treachery untried, to discover the place in which their victim was concealed, and to part her from the only friends she had in the world--Marian Halcombe and myself.
Her black glance followed that man who was asserting his impunity - the man who had taken poor Stevie from home to kill him somewhere.
The street, silent and deserted from end to end, repelled her by taking sides with that man who was so certain of his impunity.
Nay, even when Mr Tappertit, excited by liquor, came up, and in assertion of his prerogative politely kicked John Willet on the shins, Hugh bade him return the compliment; and if old John had had sufficient presence of mind to understand this whispered direction, and to profit by it, he might no doubt, under Hugh's protection, have done so with impunity.
Corruption, invariably coupled with impunity, is a phenomenal enemy to be dealt with in Honduras and is the task assigned by the Organization of American States (OAS) to a work group enthusiastically welcomed by the government but seen with skepticism, at best, by the popular movement demanding effective, independent action against impunity.
Paris -- In a protest to mark the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists on November 2, international organisation Reporters Without Borders (RSF) on Monday renamed 12 streets in Paris after journalists who have been murdered, tortured or disappeared.
New York, Muharram 21, 1437, November 03, 2015, SPA -- UN officials, diplomats and media rights experts called for greater accountability for the murder of journalists on Monday, which marked the international day to end impunity for crimes against journalists.
At least 71 journalists and media workers have lost their lives since 2001 while pursuing their duties in Pakistan, said a report released as the United Nations marks as the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists.