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used in Atlas Shrugged

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not relevant or important to the matter under consideration
  • His mouth was the one part of him which he could not pull tight at any time; it was uncomfortably prominent in his lean face, attracting the eyes of any listener: when he spoke, the movement ran through his lower lip, twisting its moist flesh into extraneous contortions of its own.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (39% in)
  • This was only a small, extraneous stab of pain, he thought, a feeling of disappointment in an expectation he had never had the right to expect; he should have known that this was just what a man like Francisco d'Anconia would do-and he wondered angrily why he felt as if a bright, brief flame had died somewhere in a lightless world.
    2.1 Part 2 Chapter 1 — The Man Who Belonged on Earth (88% in)

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