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petty
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Atlas Shrugged
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petty
Used in
Atlas Shrugged
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  • Can't you rise above those petty materialistic definitions?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "We have discarded all our petty differences," Wesley Mouch was now saying into the microphone, "all partisan opinions, all personal interests and selfish views-in order to serve under the selfless leadership of John Galt!"  (not reviewed by editor)

  • What do you think you're saying?" he asked in a tone of petty anger, which sounded almost benevolent by bringing them back into the realm of the normal, into the near-wholesomeness of nothing worse than a family quarrel.  (not reviewed by editor)

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