Thesaurus / supernumerary
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It is highly interesting to see in what way the supernumerary eggs of the queen are disposed of.
He threw up lectures and joined our battalion as a supernumerary.
THE RED WATCHJ. A. CURRIE
We had eight Ambassadors at the peace of Munster; one for each Province, and one supernumerary.
Then he took snuff, and had a supernumerary calico handkerchief?
These supernumerary teeth assume two forms; either they resemble the adjoining teeth or are cone-shaped.
DEGENERACYEUGENE S. TALBOT
I had not been asked to prescribe for her, nor even to give counsel as a supernumerary or consulting physician.
Supernumerary petals, stamens, and pistils, are often produced.
Among the other important degeneracies of the limbs are supernumerary digits.
DEGENERACYEUGENE S. TALBOT
Long after he was worth millions, and when every moment of his time was valuable, he was supernumerary township trustee.
John considered: Should he spend two months idly in Gteborg and then only have a supernumerary's part in a provincial theatre?
THE GROWTH OF A SOULAUGUST STRINDBERG

WORDS RELATED TO SUPERNUMERARY

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