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incidental
used in The Fountainhead

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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.)
  • 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.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (43% in)
  • Incidentally, did you have to interrupt me for that?
    1.7 — Part 1 Chapter 7 (6% in)
  • That's in addition to your salary—and you're getting a raise, incidentally.
    1.11 — Part 1 Chapter 11 (8% in)
  • And, incidentally, thank you for all the thought you seem to have taken about my comfort.
    1.11 — Part 1 Chapter 11 (85% in)
  • For instance, my study is the room I'll need most and you've given it the dominant spot—and, incidentally, I see where you've made it the dominant mass from the outside, too.
    1.11 — Part 1 Chapter 11 (86% in)
  • It was only when Toohey had risen to escort Keating to the door—and Keating noted how precariously erect he stood on his very small feet—that Toohey paused suddenly to say: "Incidentally, it seems to me as if I should remember some personal connection between us, though for the life of me I can't quite place...oh, yes, of course.
    2.3 — Part 2 Chapter 3 (95% in)
  • He asked: "Incidentally, Peter, when do you intend to get married?"
    2.4 — Part 2 Chapter 4 (39% in)
  • The honest error is the assumption that I wish to help Petey Keating—and, incidentally, I can help him much better than you can, and I have and will, but that's long-range contemplation.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (19% in)
  • 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.
    2.9 — Part 2 Chapter 9 (47% in)
  • And what, incidentally, do you think integrity is?
    2.10 — Part 2 Chapter 10 (50% in)
  • Incidentally, who selected you to pose for that statue?
    2.11 — Part 2 Chapter 11 (75% in)
  • Incidentally, I've told Roark that it was you who made Hopton Stoddard hire him.
    2.11 — Part 2 Chapter 11 (75% in)
  • Incidentally, don't try to buy Hopton Stoddard out.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (50% in)
  • Incidentally, how did you know that I was away and why has the fact of my absence remained in your memory?
    3.3 — Part 3 Chapter 3 (21% in)
  • Incidentally—since it is of no concern to you—I love you.
    3.4 — Part 3 Chapter 4 (80% in)
  • Which, incidentally, was better than his whole play.
    3.6 — Part 3 Chapter 6 (27% in)
  • The individualist who's become a mob-glorifier and, incidentally, a dipsomaniac.
    3.9 — Part 3 Chapter 9 (22% in)
  • Incidentally, you misunderstand Ellsworth Toohey.
    3.9 — Part 3 Chapter 9 (26% in)

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