LAX in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of LAX
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 a.  loose and not easily controlled; lacking in rigor or strictness
Classic Sentence:
1  Rhett sat still, the reins lax in his hands, looking after them, a curious moody look on his swarthy face.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
2  His colloquialisms seemed to Carol no more lax than their habitual slang.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
3  In the enforcement of his rules, he was at times rigid, and at times lax.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
4  The rough-and-tumble work in Afghanistan, coming on the top of a natural Bohemianism of disposition, has made me rather more lax than befits a medical man.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. The Adventure of The Musgrave Ritual
Example Sentence:
1  He took a gun through baggage control to highlight the lax security.
2  One of the problem areas is lax security for airport personnel.
3  In both oil and finance large sums are made in lax regulatory environments that few will ever understand or even care about.