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trifle with
used in Lonesome Dove

3 uses
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Definition
something of small importance; or a small quantity
  • She had a thin gold ring that had been her mother's, and one or two other trifles.
    Chapters 21-22 (15% in)
  • The bite had left a faint little scar just above her upper lip; to Lorena's amusement it was that trifling scar that seemed to make men crazy for a time with her.
    Chapters 3-4 (24% in)
  • He felt his wound a trifle less every day, though he knew it had been a small-bore bullet that hit him.
    Chapters 101-102 (77% in)

There are no more uses of "trifling" in Lonesome Dove.

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