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incidental
used in Nine Stories

5 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.)
  • My name, incidentally, is Bob Nicholson.
    9 — Teddy (55% in)
  • Did Daddy get the car fixed, incidentally?
    1 — A Perfect Day for Bananafish (15% in)
  • "Just incidentally," he said, exhaling smoke through his nostrils, "how'd you make out today?"
    7 — Pretty Mouth and Green My Eyes (42% in)
  • ... Incidentally, if you have a command of the French language, I hope you will let me know as I am able to express myself very precisely in that language, having spent the greater part of my youth chiefly in Paris, France.
    8 — De Daumier-Smith's Blue Period (65% in)
  • Incidentally, may I ask if the young lady in the foreground in the blue outfit is Mary Magdalene?
    8 — De Daumier-Smith's Blue Period (67% in)

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