Sentence Examples

  • Emigration affords a natural outlet for the superfluous labour force of a country.
  • Superfluous wealth can buy superfluities only.
  • Nor were these precautions by any means superfluous, for not a few princes died on the journey or were condemned to death and executed for real or imaginary offences.
  • "Uncle" dismounted at the porch of his little wooden house which stood in the midst of an overgrown garden and, after a glance at his retainers, shouted authoritatively that the superfluous ones should take themselves off and that all necessary preparations should be made to receive the guests and the visitors.
  • Sir Leslie Stephen pays high praise to Wesley's writings, which went "straight to the mark without one superfluous flourish."