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They thought their own habits and customs just a trifle better than those of anybody else.

Grace's laugh sounded a trifle shaky, but it was a laugh nevertheless.

The next thing was to borrow a trifle of what was passing through his hands.

Any trifle will serve—a purse of gold, or even a jewelled goblet.

She was a trifle subdued, with a puzzled look in her blue eyes.

If he really meant to back the horse he would not have started with such a trifle.

He merely carried that bug-catcher nonsense a trifle too far.

In the unlimited power of her magnetism, what a trifle she had asked of him!

Linda realized that she had overdone her disinterestedness a trifle.

Had she got the rouge a trifle brighter on one cheek than on the other?

WORD ORIGIN

early 13c., trufle "false or idle tale," later "matter of little importance" (late 13c.), from Old French trufle "mockery," diminutive of truffe "deception," of uncertain origin.

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