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But far more satisfactory for absorbing the surplusage of labour was the development which the period witnessed in manufacture.

There is a great surplusage of words and a seeming inability to get to the point.

A surplusage given to one part is paid out of a reduction from another part of the same creature.

No, sir; it is not necessary and it is entirely what they call surplusage.

His account was heavy enough as it stood without piling up surplusage.


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On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to surplusage, such as: balance, excess, fat, glut, overage, and overflow.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.