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synonyms for surplusage

  • balance
  • excess
  • fat
  • glut
  • overage
  • overflow
  • overkill
  • overmuch
  • overrun
  • oversupply
  • plethora
  • plus
  • remainder
  • residue
  • superabundance
  • superfluity
  • surfeit
  • overstock
  • something extra
  • the limit
  • too much

antonyms for surplusage

MOST RELEVANT
  • base
  • core
  • insufficiency
  • lack
  • need
  • want
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How to use surplusage in a sentence

But far more satisfactory for absorbing the surplusage of labour was the development which the period witnessed in manufacture.
THE INFLUENCE AND DEVELOPMENT OF ENGLISH GILDSFRANCIS AIDEN HIBBERT
There is a great surplusage of words and a seeming inability to get to the point.
THE TALES OF THE HEPTAMERON, VOL. I. (OF V.)MARGARET, QUEEN OF NAVARRE
A surplusage given to one part is paid out of a reduction from another part of the same creature.
ESSAYS, FIRST SERIESRALPH WALDO EMERSON
No, sir; it is not necessary and it is entirely what they call surplusage.
WARREN COMMISSION (5 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. V (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
His account was heavy enough as it stood without piling up surplusage.
THE FIGHTING EDGEWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
The spirit that impelled her to endure hardships in order to expend her surplusage of love was unemployed now.
WE CAN'T HAVE EVERYTHINGRUPERT HUGHES
It possesses a surplusage of power, of buoyancy and of conquest over circumstances.
THE AMERICAN MINDBLISS PERRY
At the risk of repetition, or surplusage, I would beg to call your attention to one point in this argument.
PRIMITIVE CHRISTIAN WORSHIPJAMES ENDELL TYLER
This gave surplusage to the sinister appearance he already had.
A TEXAS RANGERWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
But it is precisely this surplusage which has not cognitive status.
ESSAYS IN EXPERIMENTAL LOGICJOHN DEWEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SURPLUSAGE

  • embarrassment of riches
  • glut
  • nimiety
  • overflow
  • overkill
  • overmuch
  • oversupply
  • plethora
  • profusion
  • superabundance
  • superfluity
  • surfeit
  • surplus
  • surplusage
  • too much
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.