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synonyms for trifled

  • coquet
  • dabble
  • dally
  • dawdle
  • dilly-dally
  • doodle
  • fidget
  • flirt
  • fool
  • fritter
  • idle
  • loiter
  • lollygag
  • lounge
  • misuse
  • monkey
  • palter
  • philander
  • play
  • potter
  • putter
  • squander
  • toy
  • twiddle
  • wanton
  • waste
  • amuse oneself
  • be insincere
  • fool around
  • fool with
  • fribble
  • futz around
  • horse around
  • indulge in
  • lead on
  • mess with
  • monkey with
  • play games with
  • play with
  • string along
  • use up
  • waste time
  • wink at
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antonyms for trifled

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  • hasten
  • hoard
  • hurry
  • push
  • rush
  • save
  • work
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How to use trifled in a sentence

He was sure they must have 'trifled' a great deal, or they would have accomplished more than they had.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
"You must be more concise," said Miss Barrington; quietly, and Dane trifled with the hat in his hand.
WINSTON OF THE PRAIRIEHAROLD BINDLOSS
On the most ample scrutiny, I repose, when I say, that the Doctor had never trifled with this sincere love.
PAPERS FROM OVERLOOK-HOUSECASPER ALMORE
And another important class of agriculturists, the beetroot growers and sugar-producers, were not to be trifled with either.
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Duffham examined the throat; and told Hyde, for his consolation, that it was not in a state to be trifled with.
JOHNNY LUDLOW, FOURTH SERIESMRS. HENRY WOOD
But from the very first I made it clear that I was not one to be trifled with.
THE FIRE PEOPLERAY CUMMINGS
Gentlemen, is the happiness of a sensitive and confiding female to be trifled away, by such shallow artifices as these?
THE PICKWICK PAPERSCHARLES DICKENS
At the present rate of exchange such commissions are not to be trifled with.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 159, DECEMBER 8, 1920VARIOUS
With excellent natural parts, he trifled away all improvement; without any ill temper, he spared no one's feelings.
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
His audience some of them took their cue from his own ironical manner, and joked; others looked as if they had been trifled with.
QUESTIONABLE SHAPESWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
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