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trifling
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As I Lay Dying
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as in: a trifling matter Define
something of small importance; or a small quantity
  • "With a trifling—" He sits on the top step, small, motionless in faded overalls.
  • Seen them drive from the room them coming with sympathy and pity, with actual help, and clinging to some trifling animal to whom they never were more than pack-horses.

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  • Don’t waste my time with trifling matters.
  • We all agree with the goal, but how to achieve it is not a trifling matter.

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as in: trifle with her affections Define
to treat somebody or something thoughtlessly or without respect
as in: a trifling matter Define
something of small importance; or a small quantity
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