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dispensable

(of a law, vow, etc.) able to be relaxed
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Suppose the change or movement has been downward, that is from a near-dispensable down to a definitely dispensable.
Characters are thinly sketched and deeply unlikable, therefore completely dispensable.
However, he soon realises that he's just another cog and is easily dispensable.
I am a junior house officer, a useful but dispensable cog in a vast machine.
Mozart's Cosi fan Tutte with its tiny cast and dispensable chorus is an ideal vehicle for touring companies, and perhaps it runs the risk of being done to death.
She added: "They share and pass on their skills with an aim to make themselves dispensable.
Surely, in a world awash in political upheaval, epidemics and poverty, curiosity is a dispensable luxury.
AMEX: BGF), a manufacturer and distributor of high quality, shelf-stable foods, today announced that a subsidiary of B&G Foods has acquired the Ortega food service dispensable pouch and dipping cup cheese sauce businesses from Nestle USA, Inc.
MANILA -- The visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines is focused on consoling the survivors of Supertyphoon "Yolanda" and the events slated in Manila are dispensable additions, Archbishop Socrates Villegas said on Monday during the Inquirer Conversations held in the University of Santo Tomas (UST).
Slaves were considered so dispensable a commodity that their masters found it cheaper to let them die and be replaced than allow them to procreate.
We are all dispensable, but the Planet and the environment is not - Ab Fab actress Joanna Lumley, who is to devote her time to environmental work
Where buildings were once seen as virtually permanent fixtures, they are now becoming as dispensable as other items in this consumer society.