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ex·tra·ne·ous

(eks-trā'nē-ŭs),
Outside of the organism and not belonging to it.
[L. extraneus]

extraneous

[exstrā′nē·əs]
Etymology: L, strange
originating or entering from outside the organism.

extraneous

(ĕks-trā′nē-ŭs) [L. extraneus, external]
Outside and unrelated to an organism.
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Before the automation of the underwriting process, volumes of these documents were ordered extraneously, providing no value at a great cost of time and money.
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In this single passage, Olsen extraneously provides social consciousness ("like all boys") and utopian desire ("vague dreams" of a free community) to the text, and provides her mute character with the voice he, a young unschooled miner, was unable to develop.