Origin of extraneous
SYNONYMS FOR extraneous
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The whole stack was re-evaluated—a “one-time decision,” said a memo from the advisory council, due to “extraneous circumstances.”At This Creepy Libertarian Charter School, Kids Must Swear ‘to Be Obedient to Those in Authority’|ProPublica|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You know where you find a clear, neat story with no extraneous details?How Social Scientists, and the Rest of Us, Got Seduced By a Good Story|Megan McArdle|April 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Her writing is marked by an utter lack of the extraneous, and bristles with a sense of the uncanny.
And I worked out a way of going back and cutting out the extraneous impressions.The Chamber of Life|Green Peyton Wertenbaker
The last figure of the prepared divisor being 3, this is the extraneous multiplier.
She began to feel curiously jealous of these extraneous influences.Hope Mills|Amanda M. Douglas
Were it not for that extraneous circumstance, the showing for the wage-earner's advance would be even greater.The Unpopular Review Vol. I|Various
Such were some of the extraneous subjects which the month of October brought from without.