Superfluously in a sentence

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Definition of Superfluously

  • in a superfluous manner

How to use superfluously in a sentence. Superfluously pronunciation.

To dwell upon the bare outlines of Borrow's early career would be a superfluously dull proceeding.
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For it is a remarkable fact, and one that illustrates the singular inconsistency of this villain, who, being often so superfluously subtle, was in other directions so reckless and improvident, that at this very moment, standing amongst corpses that had deluged the little parlor with blood, Williams must have been in considerable doubt whether he had any sure means of egress.
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The hero cannot sufficiently be a selfish young fellow, with alternating impulses of greed and generosity; he must superfluously intend a career of iniquitous splendor, and be swerved from it by nothing but the most cataclysmal interpositions.
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Mrs. Westgate meanwhile, with her superfluously pretty gaze, looked at everyone alike.
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So she led the way into the drawing-room and quite superfluously indicated the Circassian grand with a gesture.
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You understand," he insisted, superfluously, looking hard at me.
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That may be, for you bear a many superfluously, and 'twere more honour some were away.
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I would not for a moment venture to hint that it was a matter of taste; but I think I will go as far as this: that if a position is admittedly unkind, uncomfortable, unnecessary, and superfluously useless, although it were as respectable as the Church of England, the sooner a man is out of it, the better for himself and all concerned.
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This was the unbought testimony of Miss Lamont, who, with her uncle, had been there long enough to acquire the common anxiety of sojourners that the newcomers should be pleased, and who superfluously explained the attractions of the place to the artist, as if in his eyes, that rested on her, more than one attraction was needed.
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Examples of Superfluously

Example #1
We shall only add a few names and dates to the framework, supplied with a fidelity that is rare in much more formal works of autobiography, in the pages of _Lavengro_.
Example #2
In Grub Street he translated and compiled galore, but when the trees began to shoot in 1825 he broke his chain and escaped to the country, to the dingle, and to Isopel Berners.
Example #3
There were windows, he knew, to the back; but upon what ground they opened, he seems to have had no certain information; and in a neighborhood so dangerous, the windows of the lower story would not improbably be nailed down; those in the upper might be free, but then came the necessity of a leap too formidable.
Example #4
There would be a sudden alarm given; after which, mere luck would decide the event.
Example #5
He maintained that the time would never come when we should see its motives and men and deeds more clearly, and that now, now, was the hour to ascertain them in lasting verity.
Example #6
Picturesquely and dramatically he portrayed the imbecility of deferring the inquiry at any point to the distance of future years when inevitably the facts would begin to put on fable.