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superfluous
used in The House of the Seven Gables

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more than is needed, desired, or required
  • The white double rosebush had evidently been propped up anew against the house since the commencement of the season; and a pear-tree and three damson-trees, which, except a row of currant-bushes, constituted the only varieties of fruit, bore marks of the recent amputation of several superfluous or defective limbs.
    Chapter 6 — Maule's Well (8% in)

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