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  • 121puerile — adjective /ˈpjʊə.raɪl,ˈpjʊrɪl,ˈpjʊraɪl/ a) Characteristic of, or pertaining to, a boy or boys; confer: puellile. The French have been notorious through generations for their puerile affectation of Roman forms, models, and historic precedents. b)… …

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  • 122Michael Bergmann — is a U.S. writer, director and producer. Contents 1 Biography 2 Works 3 Style 4 Background 5 Filmography …

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  • 123My Last Duchess — Ma dernière duchesse Portrait de Lucrèce de Médicis, par le Bronzino : le modèle présumé de My Last Duchess[1] …

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  • 124little — Synonyms and related words: Lilliputian, a bit, a breath, a little, abject, abominable, ace, arrant, atom, atrocious, authoritarian, baby, back burner, bantam, barely, base, beggarly, bigot, bigoted, bit, borne, bowshot, brief, brief span, by a… …

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  • 125Dunkeld and Dowally —    DUNKELD and DOWALLY, a parish, in the county of Perth, 15 miles (N. by W.) from Perth, and 55 (N. N. W.) from Edinburgh; comprising the ancient city of Dunkeld, partly within the parish of Caputh; for many years the seat of the primacy of the… …

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  • 126Tain —    TAIN, a royal burgh, the county town, and a parish, in the county of Ross and Cromarty, 30½ miles (N. by E.) from Inverness, and 201 (N. by W.) from Edinburgh; containing, with the village of Inver, 3128 inhabitants, of whom 2287 are in the… …

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  • 127matter — I n. affair 1) to pursue, take up a matter 2) to arrange; clear up, settle, straighten out; complicate; simplify matters 3) to give a matter (attention, thought) (we have given this matter considerable thought) 4) to not mince matters (she never… …

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  • 128insignificant — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. meaningless; unimportant, inconsequential, trivial, small, worthless. See cheapness, unimportance. Ant., significant, important. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. irrelevant, petty, trifling; see trivial …

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  • 129negligible — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. slight, insignificant. See littleness, unimportance. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. minute, minimal, insignificant, inconsequential, trifling, nominal, piddling, paltry, imperceptible, unimportant …

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  • 130nominal — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. titular, [so ]called, known as; in name only, token; slight, little; moderate, reasonable. See nomenclature. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [In name only] Syn. titular, stated, mentioned, suggested,… …

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  • 131nugatory — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. useless, ineffectual, worthless, futile; helpless. See uselessness, impotence. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. worthless, trifling, inadequate, piddling; see useless 1 , worthless 1 . III (Roget s… …

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  • 132small — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. little, tiny, short, wee; dwarfish, undersized, stunted; lowercase; humble; minute, infinitesimal; dainty, petite; trivial, unimportant, petty, small minded; puny, slight, weak; mean, paltry,… …

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  • 133unimportance — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Insignificance Nouns 1. unimportance, insignificance, nothingness, immateriality, inconsequentiality, inconsequence; triviality, levity, frivolity, froth; paltriness, uselessness; disempowerment; matter… …

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  • 134worthless — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. useless, no good, good for nothing, no account (inf.), lousy (sl.); base, vile; valueless; poor, miserable; trashy; unserviceable; trifling; characterless. See uselessness, cheapness, unimportance.… …

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  • 135frivolous — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Trivial] Syn. superficial, petty, trifling; see trivial . 2. [Silly] Syn. idle, foolish, flighty, light minded; see silly , stupid 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. trivial, trifling, silly, impractical, petty,… …

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  • 136niggling — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. trifling, petty, piddling; see trivial , unimportant . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Contemptibly unimportant: inconsiderable, negligible, nugatory, paltry, petty, picayune, piddling, small, small minded, trifling …

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  • 137unimportant — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. trifling, inconsiderable, slight, worthless, inconsequential, insignificant, unnecessary, immaterial, negligible, indifferent, unnecessary, beside the point, frivolous, useless, second rate, low ranking, of no account,… …

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  • 138measly — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. Sl. paltry, skimpy, meager, scanty, poor, puny, trifling. ANT.: large, substantial, generous II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Slang. Conspicuously deficient in quantity, fullness, or extent: exiguous, meager …

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  • 139Neglect — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Neglect >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 neglect neglect Sgm: N 1 carelessness carelessness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 trifling trifling &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 negligence negligence Sgm: N 1 omission …

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  • 140jest — {{11}}jest (n.) early 13c., geste, narrative of exploits, from O.Fr. geste action, exploit, from L. gesta deeds, neuter plural of gestus, pp. of gerere to carry, behave, act, perform. Sense descended through idle tale (late 15c.) to mocking… …

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