unnecessary addition

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Our folks," at first, thought it an odd and unnecessary addition to their well-trained domestic establishment; but, so thoroughly efficient was Miss Ophelia in her conscientious endeavor to do her duty by her eleve, that the child rapidly grew in grace and in favor with the family and neighborhood.
Laws introduced by the former government created five additional grounds for the use of move-on powers and were an unnecessary addition to existing laws already effectively covering protests or criminal conduct.
Meanwhile, most voters appeared to have disagreed with opponents - including the American Civil Liberties Union - who argued that Measure 89's proposal for an Oregon Equal Rights Amendment would be an unnecessary addition to the state Constitution, which has been interpreted by the Oregon Supreme Court to protect against gender discrimination.
Biocatalysts have been working with companies to tackle this problem by using enzymes to keep products flavoursome and high quality without the unnecessary addition of salt.
Whenever they were alone on the stage, the rest of the dancers seem like an unnecessary addition.
With Steven Gerrard, Ashley Young, Jack Wilshere and Chris Smalling missing from the squad Hodgson announced last week, Andy Carroll pulling out and doubts remaining over Tom Cleverley due to a calf problem, it is not entirely the squad Hodgson would have wanted for fixtures that might be deemed an unnecessary addition to the season by some.
Fluoridation is the unnecessary addition of fluoride chemicals into public water supplies ostensibly to reduce tooth decay.
Let us have plenty of water this summer as no other drink is as good as it is, thereby warding ourselves of unnecessary addition of sugar to our bodies and protecting ourselves from dehydration.
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Sometimes it would appear that the rich men and/or officials who tinker with game's fortunes have little sense of irony - or maybe the 'irony' bit is an unnecessary addition.
The actions of our police leadership send a clear message that such bonuses are an unnecessary addition to what are already competitive salaries should act as the prompt for a root and branch review of use of bonuses across our public service organisations.
AN unnecessary addition to an already crowded fixture list or a prestigious curtain raiser to next summer''s World Cup?