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with impunity

Without fear or risk of punishment; while being immune to or exempt from negative consequences. The son of the wealthy politician has been getting away with all sorts of stuff with impunity for years, knowing that Daddy will just bail him out and pay off the law whenever he gets caught. Just because they are the CEOs of massive corporations doesn't mean they can do whatever they want with impunity.
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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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