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1‘a tool for removing superfluous material’
surplus, redundant, unneeded, not required, excess, extra, spare, to spare, remaining, unused, left over
useless, unproductive, undue, in excess, surplus to requirements
expendable, disposable, dispensable, unwanted, waste
2‘Charlie gave him a look that made words superfluous’
unnecessary, needless, unneeded, inessential, pointless, redundant, uncalled for, unwarranted, unjustified, gratuitous
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