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superfluous
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Great Expectations
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  • Upon that, he pulled out a napkin, as if it were a magic clew without which he couldn’t find the way up stairs, and led us to the black hole of the establishment, fitted up with a diminishing mirror (quite a superfluous article, considering the hole’s proportions), an anchovy sauce-cruet, and somebody’s pattens.

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  • Everyone liked the idea. The arguments I prepared to support it were superfluous.

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