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petty

adjective

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The first known use of petty was in the 14th century

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pettishness

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petty cash

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“Petty.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/petty. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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