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superfluous
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • She did everything that was needed — cooked, washed, mended, made the bed, swept the floor, dusted the mantelpiece — always very slowly and with a curious lack of superfluous motion,
  • The version in use in 1984, and embodied in the Ninth and Tenth Editions of the Newspeak Dictionary, was a provisional one, and contained many superfluous words and archaic formations which were due to be suppressed later.

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

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