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excrescent

(ĭk-skrĕs′ənt)
adj.
1. Growing out abnormally, excessively, or superfluously.
2. Linguistics Of or relating to epenthesis; epenthetic.

ex·cres′cent·ly adv.

excrescent

outgrowth from a surface
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Oddity is no part of solid artistic development; however beautiful or impressive, it is rather an excrescent outgrowth, bound to prove abortive, and at the same time to sap life from the parent stock which without it might grow more loftily and strongly.
Doran's staging was elegantly uncluttered with excessive movement or excrescent business.
Z, 'Z), an S-series (S, si, sy), an S-series with excrescent -t (ST, sith, syth), the neuter hoc (a Latin loan?
For example, in Bugau [mandok] 'roast (chicken)' but [manok] 'chicken'; whereas in Mualang [manok] 'roast (a chicken)', without the phonetic realization of the stop/d/, contrasts with [mano[eta]k] 'chicken' marked by the presence of nasalization and an excrescent nasal consonant before final k.
The basic tenet was that the servicing of the building should be part of and contribute to the design of the building rather than comprising excrescent accessories that detract from it.
But I think this is another excrescent virtualizing device, a symptom of the core recognition/cognition problem: is identity contingent on identification?
In The Muses Elizium, the tiny stature of the fairies and the fragmentary, excrescent quality of Tita's clothing seem to parody the vision of a decorous, hierarchical society promoted by the Stuart epithalamium.
Greenberg's answer is disingenuous, and he knew it (which is why he made no attempt to explain in what sense the excrescent calf was a necessity).
They get a weekly shower, again as a group, in a bathhouse whose permanently wet stone and cement walls and benches re irridescent with excrescent mineral salts.