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  • They think you’re too frivolous.
  • You must tolerate my frivolousness.
  • She laughed and was frivolous and rather brittle.
  • She was nearing a frivolous grove of birch and poplar and wild plum trees.
  • She wondered why the good citizens insisted on adding the chill of prejudice, why they did not make the houses of their spirits more warm and frivolous, like the wise chatterers of Stockholm and Moscow.
  • Just as its cynicism was beginning to rouse her village-dulled frivolity, it was over.
  • Seriousness or frivolousness or both.
  • They walked from St. Paul down the river to Mendota, Kennicott more elastic-seeming in a cap and a soft crepe shirt, Carol youthful in a tam-o’-shanter of mole velvet, a blue serge suit with an absurdly and agreeably broad turn-down linen collar, and frivolous ankles above athletic shoes.
  • She sat modestly in a stiff chair, feeling frivolous and out of place.
  • Bea’s successor was the oldish, broad, silent Oscarina, who was suspicious of her frivolous mistress for a month, so that Juanita Haydock was able to crow, "There, smarty, I told you you’d run into the Domestic Problem!"
  • The frivolous teacher had come to accept Carol as of her own youth, and though school had begun she rushed in daily to suggest dances, welsh-rabbit parties.

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

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