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as in:  adjunct faculty

She is an adjunct professor who teaches just one class.
  something added to another thing, but not an essential part of it
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adjunct adjuncts adjunctive
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  • She is an adjunct professor who teaches just one class.
  • …finally told him what to do that night he forgot about it and didn’t know that he still had it) and told Grandfather—told him, mind; not excusing, asking for no pity; not explaining, asking for no exculpation: just told Grandfather how he had put his first wife aside like eleventh and twelfth century kings did: ’I found that she was not and could never be, through no fault of her own, adjunctive or incremental to the design which I had in mind, so I provided for her and put her aside.’
    William Faulkner  --  Absalom, Absalom!
  • My way led through Pleasant Meadow, an adjunct of the Baker Farm...
    Thoreau, Henry David  --  Walden & on the Duty of Civil Disobedience
  • Though that my death were adjunct to my act,
    By heaven, I would do it.
    Shakespeare, William  --  King John
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Associated words [difficulty]:   adjunct [8]
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