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extraneous
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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  • If each, I told myself, could but be housed in separate identities, life would be relieved of all that was unbearable; the unjust delivered from the aspirations might go his way, and remorse of his more upright twin; and the just could walk steadfastly and securely on his upward path, doing the good things in which he found his pleasure, and no longer exposed to disgrace and penitence by the hands of this extraneous evil.

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

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