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extraneous
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Anna Karenina
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  • But to think of anything extraneous was an agonizing effort.
  • Everyone present, feeling too that something had happened, talked eagerly about extraneous subjects.
  • It seemed to him something extraneous, superfluous, to which he could not accustom himself.
  • Running into the marsh among the familiar scents of roots, marsh plants, and slime, and the extraneous smell of horse dung, Laska detected at once a smell that pervaded the whole marsh, the scent of that strong-smelling bird that always excited her more than any other.

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

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