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Synonyms for adventitious

not part of the real or essential nature of a thing

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associated by chance and not an integral part

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that it was [GREEK WORD NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], whereas Pindar's expression implies a certain adventitiousness, that the singing happened to come out [GREEK WORD NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII].