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superfluous
used in Lonesome Dove

2 uses
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Definition
more than is needed, desired, or required
  • Of course, real scouting skills were superfluous in a place as tame as Lonesome Dove, but Call still liked to get out at night, sniff the breeze and let the country talk.
    Chapters 1-2 (58% in)
  • By the time they were within a week of Ogallala, all subjects other than whoring were judged to be superfluous.
    Chapters 83-84 (2% in)

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