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All seamlessly addressed—not as extrinsic concerns but as inevitable elements of the larger story.‘Broadchurch’ Is Great TV for Fans of ‘Downton Abbey,’ ‘Doctor Who,’ and ‘Prime Suspect’|Andrew Romano|August 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Extrinsic motivation is about external rewards—money, position, recognition.
He must not confound the doctrine of Freemasonry with its outward and extrinsic form.The Symbolism of Freemasonry|Albert G. Mackey
Let us now come to the extrinsic evidence, to determine the genuineness or spuriousness of these multifarious writings.
First extrinsic proof of that which he had so long foreseen with horror—the degradation of his son.Cradock Nowell, Vol. 3 (of 3)|Richard Doddridge Blackmore
I have rarely known an Englishman to marry an American woman who had not the extrinsic attraction of wealth.The Secret Life |Elizabeth Bisland
We have but to elevate and extend our own view, and what was before an extrinsic end is thereby changed into an intrinsic end.Theism|Robert Flint