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Sample sentences for the GRE study word supernumerary

supernumerary can be used as a adj
supernumerary can be used as a noun

1."Ten years, and five as a supernumerary make fifteen.. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
2."The study does not take long it was acting as a supernumerary that was so tedious.. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
3.His appearance, therefore, is apt to occasion some little stir at the tea-table of a farmhouse, and the addition of a supernumerary dish of cakes or sweetmeats, or, peradventure, the parade of a silver teapot. - from The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving
4.Now, in the event of the king's death, his successor inherits a crown,--when the employee dies, the supernumerary steps into his shoes, and receives his salary of twelve thousand livres. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
5.On this last consideration I cannot but attribute these also to the fruitfulness of his invention, since as he has managed them they are a sort of supernumerary pictures of the persons or things to which they were joined. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer

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