BE LAX &c. adj.; laisser faire [F.], laisser aller [F.]; hold a loose rein; give the reins to, give rope enough, give a loose to [obs.], give a free course to, give free rein to; tolerate; relax; misrule.
go beyond the length of ones tether; have ones -swing, - fling; act without -instructions, - authority; act on ones own responsibility, usurp authority, undermine the authority of.
DETHRONE, depose; abdicate.
LAX, loose; slack; remiss (careless) [See Neglect]; weak.
RELAXED; licensed; reinless, unbridled; anarchic or anarchical, nihilistic; agin the government; unauthorized (unwarranted) [See Undueness]; adespotic, undespotic; not imperious (ruling) [See Authority].
When the cats away the mice will play.Proverb
Pleasant it is for the little tin gods When great Jove nods.Kipling