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trifling - trivial; unimportant
depravity - extreme corruption; wickedness; V. deprave
emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
gratuity - tip
earthy - unrefined; coarse; of earth; Ex. earthy remarks; OP. ethereal
thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
notoriety - disrepute; ill fame