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extraneous
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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not relevant or important to the matter under consideration
  • I insulted him on a perfectly extraneous pretext, jeering at his opinion upon an important public event—it was in the year 1826(5)—and my jeer was, so people said, clever and effective.
    Book 6 — The Russian Monk (33% in)

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