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The Mill on the Floss
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  • And now the women were gone, they could carry on their serious talk without frivolous interruption.
  • Her frivolous mind required a more direct appeal to its sense of the terrible, and Tom prepared for his master-stroke.
  • She did not think of such things with frivolous indifference, and Tom must not accuse her of that.
  • The ladies who had commodities of their own to sell, and did not want dressing-gowns, saw at once the frivolity and bad taste of this masculine preference for goods which any tailor could furnish; and it is possible that the emphatic notice of various kinds which was drawn toward Miss Tulliver on this public occasion, threw a very strong and unmistakable light on her subsequent conduct in many minds then present.

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  • Instead of helping, her remarks were frivolous.
  • a frivolous young man

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