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petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
sherbet - flavored dessert ice
decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
panacea - cure-all; remedy for all diseases
fervor - glowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat
remunerative - (of work) compensating; rewarding; profitable; well-paid; V. remunerate: reward; pay (someone) for work or trouble
ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)
complacency - self-satisfaction; smugness; ADJ. complacent