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extraneous
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Oliver Twist
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  • As Mr. Gamfield did happen to labour under the slight imputation of having bruised three or four boys to death already, it occurred to him that the board had, perhaps, in some unaccountable freak, taken it into their heads that this extraneous circumstance ought to influence their proceedings.

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

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