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  • 161littleness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Small size Nouns 1. littleness, smallness, minuteness, diminutiveness; thinness, narrowness; epitome, abstract, brief (see shortness); microcosm; rudiment, miniature; vanishing point. See… …

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  • 162mediocrity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Average capacity or worth Nouns 1. mediocrity, middle course, moderate degree, medial standard, moderate or average circumstances; normality, average, golden mean; moderation, temperance, respectability; …

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  • 163minimize — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. reduce, lessen; belittle, gloss over, run down, deprecate, detract from. See detraction, unimportance.Ant., maximize. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. lessen, depreciate, reduce; see decrease 2 , depreciate .… …

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  • 164minutiae — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. pl. details, trivia. See unimportance. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. trivia, particulars, items; see details . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) n. [mi NOO shee uh] trivial details. Don t be… …

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  • 165miserable — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. wretched, forlorn, doleful; mean, contemptible, paltry. See unimportance. Ant., happy, wealthy. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [In misery] Syn. distressed, afflicted, sickly, ill, wretched, sick, ailing …

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  • 166molehill — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. trifle, feather (see unimportance) …

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  • 167moment — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. importance, consequence, significance; instant, trice, flash; the present. See instantaneity. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A brief time] Syn. minute, instant, millisecond, trice, second, bit, while, flash,… …

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  • 168negligible — 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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  • 169niggardly — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. cheap, stingy, miserly, close, parsimonious, ungenerous; grudging; tight; mean. See parsimony, unimportance. Ant., generous. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. miserly, parsimonious, stingy; see greedy 1 …

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  • 170niggle — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. trifle (with), dally, nickleanddime (inf.); cheat. See cheapness, deception, unimportance. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To raise unnecessary or trivial objections: carp, cavil, nitpick, pettifog,… …

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  • 171nobody — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. nonentity, cipher, upstart, jackanapes, jerk (sl.), twirp (sl.). See unimportance. Ant., somebody. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [No one at all] Syn. no one, not anybody, not a soul; see none 1 . 2. [A… …

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  • 172nonentity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. nothing, negation; nobody; nullity. See nonexistence, unimportance.Ant., entity, player (inf.). II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. nullity, upstart, no account*; see nobody 2 , sycophant . III (Roget s Thesaurus …

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  • 173nonessential — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. unimportant, irrelevant, unnecessary, incidental. See unimportance.Ant., essential, necessary. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. superfluous, insignificant, petty; see trivial , unimportant . III (Roget s …

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  • 174nothing — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. zero, cipher, nought, blank; nothingness; nonentity, bagatelle, trifle, zilch (sl.). See unimportance, insubstantiality, nonexistence. Ant., something. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. not anything, no thing,… …

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  • 175palter — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. equivocate; haggle; trifle. See barter, falsehood, unimportance. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb 1. To stray from truthfulness or sincerity: equivocate, prevaricate, shuffle. See TRUE. 2. To argue… …

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  • 176paltry — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. trifling, trivial, inconsequential, insignificant; mean, petty, worthless; contemptible, sorry, pitiable. See unimportance, badness, cheapness. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. small, insignificant,… …

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  • 177petty — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. trivial, unimportant, small, mean, trifling; contemptible, spiteful. See unimportance. Ant., serious, major, important. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Trivial] Syn. small, insignificant, frivolous; see… …

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  • 178picayune — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. trifling (see unimportance). II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. trivial, petty, small; see trivial , unimportant . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. trivial, trifling. see petty IV (Roget s Thesaurus II) …

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  • 179piddling — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. trifling, petty, picayune. See unimportance. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. insignificant, petty, trifling; see trivial , unimportant . III (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Contemptibly unimportant:… …

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  • 180pipsqueak — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n., slang, nobody, nonentity, cipher; shrimp, runt. See unimportance, littleness …

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