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  • 141bauble — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. trinket (See unimportance). II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. trinket, trifle, gewgaw, knickknack; see Jewel 1 , Jewelry , trinket . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. trinket, trifle, knickknack, gewgaw,… …

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  • 142cheapness — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Low price Nouns 1. cheapness, inexpensiveness, cut rates, low, budget, or reduced price; sale, discount, depreciation, price war, going out of business sale; drug on the market; loss leader; buyer s… …

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  • 143consequence — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. effect, end, result, sequel, outcome, product, fruit; import, account, concern, interest, significance, matter, moment; notability, esteem, greatness, value, prominence; self importance, arrogance,… …

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  • 144detail — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. part, unit, item; particular, trifle; detachment. v. t. particularize, itemize, enumerate; appoint, assign. See speciality, apportionment, ornament, unity, unimportance. Ant., whole. II (Roget s IV) n …

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  • 145fiddle — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. violin (see music). v. i. trifle. See unimportance. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. violin, stringed instrument, cornstalk fiddle*; see musical instrument , violin . • fit as a fiddle*, Syn. healthy, strong,… …

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  • 146folly — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of good sense Nouns 1. folly, silliness, foolishness, inanity, idiocy; frivolity, ineptitude; giddiness; inattention; irrationality, eccentricity (see insanity); extravagance, nonsense, absurdity;… …

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  • 147frivolity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. levity, flightiness, giddiness, folly.See unimportance. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. flightiness, triviality, silliness, levity, flippancy, lightness, puerility, trifling, folly, frippery, flummery,… …

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  • 148froth — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. foam, suds, lather, spume; head, cream, collar; scum; levity, triviality, frivolity. v. i. foam, spume, effervesce, ferment, bubble, fizz. See agitation, unimportance. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. bubbles …

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  • 149gravity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. weight (see gravity); graveness, importance. Ant., lightness, unimportance. II Weight Nouns 1. gravity, gravitation; weight, weighing; heft, heaviness; ponderosity, pressure, burden; ballast,… …

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  • 150greatness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Magnitude Nouns 1. greatness, magnitude; dimensions, number; immensity, enormity; might, strength; intensity, fullness. See size, multitude, power, quantity. 2. eminence, prominence, grandeur,… …

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  • 151idle — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. vain, useless, futile, fruitless, pointless, aimless; out of work, unemployed, inactive, at rest; vacant, empty. See inactivity, uselessness, unimportance.Ant., active, busy. II (Roget s IV) modif.… …

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  • 152immaterial — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. unsubstantial, incorporeal, disembodied; impalpable, intangible; irrelevant, impertinent; trivial, unimportant, inconsequential. See insubstantiality, unimportance. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1.… …

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  • 153importance — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Consequence Nouns 1. importance, import, consequence, moment, prominence, consideration, mark, materialness, primacy; significance, concern; emphasis, interest; distinction, prestige, grandeur, majesty,… …

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  • 154inconsequential — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. inconsequent, irrelevant; trivial. See unimportance, disagreement.Ant., important. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. unimportant, immaterial, insignificant; see irrelevant , trivial , unnecessary . III… …

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  • 155influence — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Power to effect decision Nouns 1. influence, importance, weight, pressure, preponderance; predominance, predominancy (see superiority); power, sway; ascendancy; hegemony, reign, control, authority; bias …

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  • 156insignificant — 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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  • 157insubstantiality — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of substance Nouns 1. (lacking substance) insubstantiality; nothingness, nihility; nothing, naught, nil, nullity, zero, cipher, no one, nobody; never a one; no such thing, none in the world; nothing …

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  • 158knickknack — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. bric a brac, trifle, trinket, gewgaw. See ornament, unimportance. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. ornament, curio, gewgaw, gimcrack, objet d art (French), conversation piece, bric a brac, curiosity, bibelot,… …

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  • 159light — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I adj. airy (see levity); frivolous, jesting, jocular, lightsome; giddy, dizzy, flighty; wanton; nimble, agile; flippant, pert, insouciant; humorous; trivial. See cheerfulness, unimportance, impurity,… …

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  • 160lightweight — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. weak, powerless, impotent. See weakness, unimportance. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. incompetent, bungler, stupid person, nebbish*; see failure 2 , fool 1 . III (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Having… …

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