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The Streambar includes all necessary cables as well as a dedicated Roku remote control, and an optional dedicated subwoofer bundle is also available for those who want to push their sound even further.
THE BEST, MOST PRACTICAL VALENTINE’S DAY GIFTS FOR ANY KIND OF PARTNERPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMFEBRUARY 8, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Each hut accommodates 12 riders and has a grill, an e-bike charging station, and optional beer delivery.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TRAVEL IN 2021THE EDITORSFEBRUARY 1, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
In December, though, Borden told KPBS the union would negotiate to keep teachers who declined a vaccine employed, and she this month signaled her support for keeping them optional during a hearing before a state Senate education hearing.
MORNING REPORT: HOW VACCINES AND NEW RULES IMPACT SCHOOL REOPENINGSVOICE OF SAN DIEGOJANUARY 27, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
However, as masks are optional, you may not want to accept anyway.
MISS MANNERS: BOSSY INVITATION OFFENDS GUESTSJUDITH MARTIN, NICHOLAS MARTIN, JACOBINA MARTINJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Even before the pandemic, the subject tests and the optional essay were losing influence.
COLLEGE BOARD IS SCRAPPING SAT’S OPTIONAL ESSAY AND SUBJECT TESTSNICK ANDERSONJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It includes a night mode with optional night light and lights-off functionality, and the tank sports a convenient water-level window and the unit shuts off automatically when the water runs low.
THE BEST HUMIDIFIER: FIGHT DRY AIR (AND A DRY NOSE) ALL WINTER LONGPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMJANUARY 15, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
When it comes to vegetables, the initial browning step is optional, and in some cases not appropriate.
HOW TO BRAISE VEGETABLES AND BRING OUT THEIR BEST FLAVORSAARON HUTCHERSONJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In an email to students Thursday morning, Fast provided words of encouragement and invited them to gather for an optional virtual, multi-layered discussion that afternoon.
HOW A HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL IN OREGON IS HELPING HER SCHOOL PROCESS THE CAPITOL SIEGELYDIA BELANGERJANUARY 9, 2021FORTUNE
The Saints did rent several floors of a New Orleans hotel in August as an optional bubble of sorts for players and staffers during training camp.
SEAN PAYTON PROPOSES QUARANTINING 50,000 SAINTS FANS SO TEAM CAN HAVE HOME-FIELD ADVANTAGEDES BIELERJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Musk offered an incentive in the final three days of the year, saying in a tweet that buyers would get three months of an optional driver-assistance tool Tesla calls Full Self-Driving.
TESLA IS POISED TO OPEN NEW FACTORIES IN 2021VERNE KOPYTOFFJANUARY 4, 2021FORTUNE
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WORDS RELATED TO OPTIONAL

  • accidental
  • avoidable
  • fortuitous
  • futile
  • inappropriate
  • inessential
  • needless
  • nonessential
  • not required
  • optional
  • unessential
  • uninvited
  • unneeded
  • unrequired
  • unwanted
  • unwarranted
  • unwelcome
  • useless
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