supererogatory

[ soo-per-uh-rog-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF supererogatory
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When I saw him last, the process would not have been so supererogatory.

To some it may seem unwelcome, to others redundant and supererogatory.

With the boys this would have been supererogatory, as they were quite naked.

What supererogatory marks of special hospitality did the host show his guest?

Where merits are equal, the supererogatory decides the contest.

Apropos of this 'supererogatory and adscititious' prohibition.

Those arguments are not necessary, they are all supererogatory, like idle words.

It is supererogatory to dispute either of these imperial pronouncements.

Bloodletting is supererogatory anyway, and serves merely to whet the appetite.

This: Do be good to us by a supererogatory virtue and write to us.

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