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extraneous
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War and Peace
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  • Pierre now recognized in his friend a need with which he was only too familiar, to get excited and to have arguments about extraneous matters in order to stifle thoughts that were too oppressive and too intimate.

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  • She has a tendency to get distracted by extraneous details.
  • an issue extraneous to the debate

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