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synonyms for supernumerary

  • excess
  • extra
  • additional
  • effusive
  • exaggerated
  • superfluous
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How to use supernumerary in a sentence

I blame the fact that she is a longtime member of an organization within her Christian church, a significant financial contributor, and a supernumerary.
ASK AMY: FRIEND FAVORS EXCLUSIVE GROUP OVER FRIENDSHIPSAMY DICKINSONNOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Repeat the name twice very distinctly to him, and see there is no mistake about third or supernumerary or private.
THE FALSE CHEVALIERWILLIAM DOUW LIGHTHALL
The exempts to be supernumerary, having a small allowance, and maintained in the college till preferment offer.
AN ESSAY UPON PROJECTSDANIEL DEFOE
Au reste, I am careful for nothing; I am a sort of supernumerary spoon, and there will be no damage to the set if I am lost.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. I (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
We have to add small supernumerary words to bring back the original power.
INSTIGATIONSEZRA POUND
The short or supernumerary line of non-commissioned officers on our right stood motionless as a row of statues.
THE ADVENTURES OF HARRY REVELSIR ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
That is, each supernumerary will be given one speech or more.
DRAMATIC TECHNIQUEGEORGE PIERCE BAKER
Assuredly you cannot wish that I should join you merely as a supernumerary with neither opinion nor will of my own.
BOHEMIA UNDER HAPSBURG MISRULEVARIOUS
This meets with more favour than the idea of the existence of a supernumerary ovary.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
When you saw him mounted you thought of a parade; you wondered where the rest of it was—the supernumerary complement.
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WORDS RELATED TO SUPERNUMERARY

  • extra
  • mute
  • spear-carrier
  • supernumerary
  • supporting actor
  • supporting actress
  • supporting player
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