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Piddling

Piddling

(adj.), insignificant; trifling; petty


Suffix: -ing


Piddle (verb), piddling (adj.),


He was paid a piddling amount of money.

 Ingratiate (verb)

Ingratiate (verb)

To try to force oneself into the good graces of another


Root: grat- pleasing; prefix: in- into; suffix: ate- cause, make


Ingratiation (noun); ingratiate (verb), ingratiatory (adj.)

 Exulted (verb)

Exulted (verb)

g

 Adulation (noun)

Adulation (noun)

g

 Plodding (verb)

Plodding (verb)

g

 Gait (verb)
Gait (verb)

g

 Engulf (verb)
Engulf (verb)

g

 Scapegoat (noun)

Scapegoat (noun)

g

 Malingerer (noun)

Malingerer (noun)

g

 Malcontent (noun)

Malcontent (noun)

g

 Abomination (noun)

Abomination (noun)

A feeling of disgust; or something that creates a feeling of disgust.


Root: omin; suffix: tion


Abomination (noun), abominably (adj.)

 Longetivity (noun)

Longetivity (noun)

A long duration of life or occupation


Suffix- ity- state of, quality


Longevity (noun), longevous (adj.)


FDR's longevity as president will never be matched.

 Baffle (verb)

Baffle (verb)

to confuse; bewilder; perplex


Baffler (noun), baffle (verb), baffling (adj.), bafflingly (adv.)


That decision continues to baffle some law enforcement officials nearly two decades later.