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::: petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
::: subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
::: duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
::: lackadaisical - lacking interest or effort; lacking purpose or zest; lazy; halfhearted; languid
::: fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
::: prate - talk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly
::: licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
::: hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N:
::: mores - conventions; moral standards; moral customs
::: magnanimity - generosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous