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trifle
used in The Call of the Wild

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Definition
something of small importance; or a small quantity
  • During the four years since his puppyhood he had lived the life of a sated aristocrat; he had a fine pride in himself, was even a trifle egotistical, as country gentlemen sometimes become because of their insular situation.
    Chapter 1 — Into the Primitive (17% in)

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