- of little or no importance; trifling.
- having no force; invalid.
The red receded from his vision and he finally felt like he could breath. The bloody knife slipped through his fingers and clattered to the floor. He should pick it up, needed to retrieve it. He hadn’t worn gloves and his fingerprints were smeared all over the handle.
Yes, the knife was nugatory; a crumb that only teased.
He set about preparing the body for the long trip to the city. He knew where to dump this one. Right on Detective Daniel’s front porch.