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petty
used in
Jane Eyre
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petty
Used in
Jane Eyre
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  • Then take my word for it, I am not a villain: you are not to suppose that not to attribute to me any such bad eminence; but, owing, I verily believe, rather to circumstances than to my natural bent, I am a trite commonplace sinner, hackneyed in all the poor petty dissipations with which the rich and worthless try to put on life.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a petty crime
as in: don`t be petty
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