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Daemon
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supernumerary

(adjective) More than is needed, desired, or required.

Synonyms: excess, extra, redundant, supererogatory, surplus, superfluous, spare

Usage: His appearance...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.
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supernumerary
- excess, extra, redundant, surplus, superfluous
- extra actor in scene, spear carier, role player
Emel Rapchan
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Spear Carrier and Supernumerary Actor
- These are both related to stage acting and both expressions are possible.
- They represent the actors and actress involved in the landscape of the stage scene and participate in forming the background people most of the time.
- Take a look at this link for deeper information - http://encyclopedia.thefreedictionary.com/spear+carrier
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