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incidental
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • An incidental allusion, purposely thrown out, to the day of the week, and the day of the month, set him thinking and counting, and evidently made him uneasy.
  • He made all manner of gestures while he spoke, as if in incidental imitation of some few of the great diversity of signals that he had never seen.

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  • Promise me—incidental to the issue—Anglo-Saxon—dirty word—Childe Roland.
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  • Many of the professors used the Socratic method—direct, repetitive, and adversarial questioning—which had the incidental effect of humiliating unprepared students.
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