Dereliction of Duty

Dereliction of Duty
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Dereliction of Duty->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ dereliction of duty
dereliction of duty
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ fault
fault
&c.(guilt) 947
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ sin
sin
&c.(vice) 945
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ non-observance
non-observance
non-performance
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ neglect
neglect
relaxation
infraction
violation
transgression
failure
evasion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ dead letter
dead letter
PARAG:Dereliction of Duty->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ violate
violate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ break
break
break through
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ infringe
infringe
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ set aside
set aside
set at naught
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ encroach upon
encroach upon
trench upon
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ trample on
trample on
trample under foot
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ slight
slight
neglect
evade
renounce
forswear
repudiate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ wash one's hands of
wash one's hands of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ escape
escape
transgress
fail
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ call to account
call to account
&c.(disapprobation) 932

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