Also, this has helped me to get something I wanted from Hopton Stoddard, but that’s only a minor side-issue, an incidental, just pure gravy.
He moved among all these unformed youths, with the assurance of a man who has a plan, a long-range plan set in every detail, and who can spare nothing but amusement for the small incidentals on his way.
There are no more uses of "incidental" in the book.
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Promise me—incidental to the issue—Anglo-Saxon—dirty word—Childe Roland.
Harper Lee -- Go Set a Watchman
Many of the professors used the Socratic method—direct, repetitive, and adversarial questioning—which had the incidental effect of humiliating unprepared students.