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Republicans said that the funding already allocated through last year’s relief bills was sufficient, and that sending more money to state and local governments was superfluous.
Cousin George's position is such a happy one, that conversation is to him a thing superfluous.
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
It is perhaps somewhat superfluous to say that the Russian Government at once adopted these balloons for war purposes.
ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
If all the world did not wag his way, so much the worse for cold-blooded mercenary superfluous beings.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Having thus divined the origin of the hero, I feel that any further indication of his character would be almost superfluous.
Though the memorandum is quite superfluous, it will often put me in mind of the creator.
Soil of Homburg composed of Fuller's-earth, warranted to absorb superfluous grease from cloth substances.
If a key is an octave higher than another, it is superfluous because it gives us a mere repetition of the same intervals .
The young woman saw before her a superfluous witness of the scene.
Next dry with clean blotting-paper to take off any superfluous water.

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