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incidental
used in Atlas Shrugged

12 uses
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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.)
  • Incidentally, He's flying your plane.
    3.10 Part 3 Chapter 10 — In the Name of the Best Among Us (45% in)
  • Incidentally, what would you have done if I'd said I couldn't deliver your rails sooner?
    1.4 Part 1 Chapter 4 — The Immovable Movers (90% in)
  • Incidentally, if you've been following my publicity, have you noticed a funny little discrepancy in the story of Mrs. Gilbert Vail?
    1.5 Part 1 Chapter 5 — The Climax of the D'Anconias (89% in)
  • That is my own way of having a good time, which, incidentally, you are not having, are you, Dagny?
    1.6 Part 1 Chapter 6 — The Non-Commercial (80% in)
  • "incidentally," he said, "this is not my first trip.
    1.7 Part 1 Chapter 7 — The Exploiters and the Exploited (10% in)
  • Incidentally, I don't expect to lose this money.
    1.7 Part 1 Chapter 7 — The Exploiters and the Exploited (74% in)
  • Incidentally-this is not my question-who was the third?
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (90% in)
  • And furthermore, I will not consider-incidentally, why don't you sit down?
    2.3 Part 2 Chapter 3 — White Blackmail (19% in)
  • If there is, then, some working capital in the right hands-in the hands of our best, our most productive men-it will save years for the rest of us and, incidentally, centuries for the history of the country.
    2.7 Part 2 Chapter 7 — The Moratorium on Brains (34% in)
  • Incidentally, do you know where that sign comes from?
    2.10 Part 2 Chapter 10 — The Sign of the Dollar (69% in)
  • He never understood its importance to himselfwhich, incidentally, is what destroyed him.
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (60% in)
  • Which, incidentally, he won't have much longer.
    3.10 Part 3 Chapter 10 — In the Name of the Best Among Us (45% in)

There are no more uses of "incidental" in Atlas Shrugged.

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