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noun as in novelty item

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See Cranberry and Custard Trifle, below, and Caramelized Blood Orange Tipsy Trifle for inspiration.

Once you get past that, if you get past it, Stories do start to feel like what they’re intended to be–a well-made tech trifle.

I know how to make her cassata cake and trifle, but the artichokes seemed so simple I never really dug in deep on this one.

If you read the obituaries of Richard Nixon, you would have thought Watergate a mere trifle.

He also has hit clutch shots down the stretch (never mind that little trifle I wrote about pressure).

This list will also likely include petit fours, mini éclairs, trifle, and chocolate and lemon mousse.

It should be soft and light enough to spread easily over the top of the trifle in a not-too-thick layer.

His nose was hooked and rather large, his eyes were blue, bright as steel, and set a trifle wide.

The tiny frown reappeared between her eyes, lingered a trifle longer than before, and vanished.

The lady in black, creeping behind them, looked a trifle paler and more jaded than usual.

Everywhere cattle were being sold for a trifle, as there was no grass upon which they could feed.

Edna was a trifle embarrassed at being thus signaled out for the imperious little woman's favor.


On this page you'll find 158 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to trifle, such as: bagatelle, bauble, curio, gewgaw, knickknack, and nothing.

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