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noun as in trinket

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After all, in the face of death, financial ruin seemed a mere bagatelle.

My object in going to the Crimea was to speculate in munitions of war, which I supposed would be sold for a mere bagatelle.

Lise left her abruptly, darting down a street that led to a back entrance of the Bagatelle, and Janet pursued her way.

It is scarcely too much to say that his ostentatious preference for the bagatelle was a real, and not in the least affected fact.

"Those bagatelle diatribes about Hegelism," etc., are not reprinted in this book, not a single syllable of them!


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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bagatelle, such as: game, knickknack, toy, and trifle.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.