The smallest particle of a substance that retains the chemical and physical properties of the substance and is composed of two or more atoms; a group of like or different atoms held together by chemical forces.
Either of two divisions, male and female, into which most sexually reproducing organisms are grouped. Sex is usually determined by anatomy, the makeup of the sex chromosomes, and the type and amount of hormones produced. When the sex of an organism is determined by the sex chromosomes, males and females are generally produced in equal numbers. In other organisms, such as bees and wasps, in which females develop from fertilized eggs and males develop from unfertilized eggs, distribution of the sexes is unequal.
To fiddle with; make small adjustments to, for example to something mechanical in order to improve its performance.
implies a trifling or dallying with no purpose beyond that of amusement or idling away time toying with the idea of writing a novel
usually suggests a trifling in matters of love she coquetted with several men in her department
is the general term meaning to treat someone or something without earnestness, full attention, definite purpose, etc. began to trifle with the notion of retirement, trifling with her affections
implies a light, transient interest or attention that quickly moves on to another person or thing flirted with several religions before becoming a philosopher
implies a playing with a subject or thing that one has little or no intention of taking seriously to dally with painting
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"Oh nothing, only a trifle," said Natasha, smilingly still more brightly.
That the people themselves did not regard the reform as a trifle is plain from the numerous rebellions against it.
We may also mention Cupido Cruciatus, Cupid on the cross; Technopaegion, a literary trifle consisting of a collection of verses ending in monosyllables; Eclogarum Liber, on astronomical and astrological subjects; Epistolae, including letters to Paulinus and Symmachus; lastly, Praefatiunculae, three poetical epistles, one to the emperor Theodosius.