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    1. Also inside was the logic fabrication machinery, weapon stores, and the other incidental machinery needed by the expedition

    2. incidental crowd of individuals and is not interested in

    3. A fast vessel with auxiliary steam power, leaving the meridian of the Cape of Good Hope on the first of January, would reach Sydney in Australia in forty days, adding twenty days for incidental interruptions, and leaving the coast of Australia on the first of March, passing through the whaling ground between New Zealand and New Holland, and the Caroline Group, touching at Ponape, and allowing 30 days for incidental interruptions, would reach the Ladrone Islands by the first of June

    4. You see, there is the small matter that sixteen of the nineteen hijackers were indeed from one or another of the Arab countries, plus the not so incidental fact that Osama bin Laden hails from Saudi Arabia

    5. For the growing number of African Americans who are prospering economically, incidental to government programs and more in keeping with their own private initiatives, innumerable others continue languishing economically and socially

    6. although such crimes are oftentimes incidental to race

    7. Its specific aim or, as a point of argument, subject of intent, is not necessarily the overriding factor (however) but rather an ancillary consideration with respect to intent; that is to say, incidental to pre-existing intentions as such intentions and ensuing actions may (otherwise) produce unintended results triggered by original intent in whatever manner the outcome was unintended

    8. Intentions are (oftentimes) incidental to their effects, or the absence thereof!

    9. Balance of Power seldom aligns itself with Duty and Honor; more so, perhaps, with the (incidental) prospect(s) for economic gain

    10. It's like an incidental effect of inclusion

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    Synonyms for "incidental"

    incidental incidental expense minor expense accompanying attendant collateral concomitant consequent ensuant resultant sequent accidental nonessential incident chance fortuitous unplanned random lucky casual

    "incidental" definitions

    (frequently plural) an expense not budgeted or not specified

    an item that is incidental

    (sometimes followed by `to') minor or casual or subordinate in significance or nature or occurring as a chance concomitant or consequence

    not of prime or central importance

    occurring with or following as a consequence