1 She laughed and was frivolous and rather brittle.
2 They think you're too frivolous.
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3 She wondered why the good citizens insisted on adding the chill of prejudice, why they did not make the houses of their spirits more warm and frivolous, like the wise chatterers of Stockholm and Moscow.
4 She was nearing a frivolous grove of birch and poplar and wild plum trees.
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5 She sat modestly in a stiff chair, feeling frivolous and out of place.
6 The frivolous teacher had come to accept Carol as of her own youth, and though school had begun she rushed in daily to suggest dances, welsh-rabbit parties.
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7 Aunt woke up and, being more good-natured after her nap, told me to read a bit and show what frivolous work I preferred to the worthy and instructive Belsham.
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8 But they were kindly people, in spite of the frivolous life they led, and soon put their guest at her ease.
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9 You have grown abominably lazy, you like gossip, and waste time on frivolous things, you are contented to be petted and admired by silly people, instead of being loved and respected by wise ones.
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10 She has been allowed to dispose of her time in the most idle and frivolous manner, and to adopt any opinions that came in her way.
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11 They do live more in earnest, more in themselves, and less in surface, change, and frivolous external things.
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12 The stranger thus presenting himself was probably a person who, like Franz, preferred the enjoyment of solitude and his own thoughts to the frivolous gabble of the guides.
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13 You no more deceive me with that false calmness than I impose upon you with my frivolous solicitude.
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14 But man is a frivolous and incongruous creature, and perhaps, like a chess player, loves the process of the game, not the end of it.
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15 As it is now, war is the favorite pastime of the idle and frivolous.
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