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superfluous
used in The Scarlet Letter

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  • Except for that small expenditure in the decoration of her infant, Hester bestowed all her superfluous means in charity, on wretches less miserable than herself, and who not unfrequently insulted the hand that fed them.
    Chapter 5 -- Hester at her Needle (54% in)

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