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Calvary (KAL vuh ree) (noun)
1. When this word is capitalized, it refers to the hill on which Jesus Christ was crucified: Christ was crucified on Calvary, or Golgotha, which was near the site of ancient Jerusalem.
2. When this word is not capitalized, it refers to a sculptured representation of the Crucifixion, usually erected in the open air: When they approached the church, they could see the calvary that had been erected there to symbolize Christ's Crucifixion.
cavalier (kav" uh LEER) (adjective)
A gesture or offhand dismissal of important matters or showing no concern for something which is important or serious: Tonya has a cavalier attitude about spending money.

Wilbur and Glenda have a cavalier disregard for the rights of others in their neighborhood.

cavalry (KAV uhl ree) (noun)
Members of the army who are assigned duties that require great mobility, either by horseback, motor vehicles, or helicopters: When Tara enlisted in the army, her preference was to serve in the cavalry.

Loretta's aunt who was in the military cavalry, and was stationed in the Middle East, often told her about visiting Calvary during a special trip.

It upset her that some of the other visitors seemed to have a very cavalier attitude at the site.

cavalier (s) (noun), cavaliers (pl)
1. An armed horseman; especially, a mounted soldier or a knight: "The cavalier rode at the head of the group of ground soldiers, hoping to lead the soldiers to victory and glory."
2. Someone having the spirit or bearing of a knight; a courtly gentleman: "The young cavalier dressed in the high fashion of the court and behaved very nicely towards everyone."
3. A gallant or courteous gentleman; especially, one serving as a lady's escort: "Lady Donna asked Lord Ashton to be her cavalier for the evening at the opera."
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cavalier (adjective), more cavalier, most cavalier
1. An arrogant or offhand disregard for other people: James had a cavalier attitude as indicated by his disdainful or brusque response when the customer asked if she could get someone to serve her at the store.
2. Carefree and nonchalant and not showing any concern: Mildred was disturbed by the waiter's cavalier response when she asked him for more butter for her toast.
3. Showing an arrogant, disdainful, domineering, supercilious, or jaunty disregard or lack of respect for something or someone: Marie's supervisor treated her with a cavalier attitude.
4. Being offhand or unceremonious: The dignified officials were confused by the speaker's cavalier manner.
Haughty, disdainful, and arrogant.
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An impolite, insolent, or arrogant attitude and disregard for something or someone; not caring about the feelings of others. (1)