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incidental
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
something that comes with something else, but is less important than it
sometimes in a specialized sense, including:
  • incidental expenses or when in context, just incidentals — minor expenses not budgeted or not specified
  • incidental music — music in a play, television program, radio program, video game or some other form not primarily musical. (The term is less frequently applied to film music, with such music being referred to instead as the film score or soundtrack.)
  • The Jew wiped his forehead: and smiled, as if it were a relief to have the disturbance over; but neither he, nor Sikes, nor the dog, nor the boys, seemed to consider it in any other light than a common occurance incidental to business.
    Chapter 16 — Relates What Became of Oliver Twist, After he had been.... (92% in)
  • Master Bates backed this advice with sundry moral admonitions of his own: which, being exhausted, he and his friend Mr. Dawkins launched into a glowing description of the numerous pleasures incidental to the life they led, interspersed with a variety of hints to Oliver that the best thing he could do, would be to secure Fagin's favour without more delay, by the means which they themselves had employed to gain it.
    Chapter 18 — How Oliver Passed His Time in the Improving Society of.... (72% in)
  • Nor is this, the most striking phenomenon incidental to such a state.
    Chapter 34 — Contains Some Introductory Particulars Relative to a Young.... (89% in)

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