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superfluous
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

2 uses
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Definition
more than is needed, desired, or required
  • Prince required but slight attention, lacking energy for superfluous movements of any sort.
    1 — The Maiden (36% in)
  • As they had been discussing a score of personal matters only half-an-hour before, the introductory style seemed a little superfluous.
    3 — The Rally (77% in)

There are no more uses of "superfluous" in Tess of the d'Urbervilles.

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