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petty
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Ender's Game
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  • These annoyances were petty, though, and Ender persuaded himself to accept them as another form of praise.
  • Every petty tyrant-to-be would like to have the boy, to set him in front of an army and watch the world either flock to join or cower in fear.

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as in: a petty crime Define
of less importance -- at times implying insignificance
as in: don't be petty Define
focusing on an unimportant flaw; or attempting to make someone suffer for an unimportant wrong
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