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 for incidentally
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Incidental \In`ci*den"tal\, a.
     Happening, as an occasional event, without regularity; coming
     without design; casual; accidental; hence, not of prime
     concern; subordinate; collateral; as, an incidental
     conversation; an incidental occurrence; incidental expenses.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           By some, religious duties . . . appear to be regarded .
           . . as an incidental business.           --Rogers.
  
     Syn: Accidental; casual; fortuitous; contingent; chance;
          collateral. See Accidental. -- In`ci*den"tal*ly,
          adv. -- In`ci*den"tal*ness, n.
          [1913 Webster]
  
                I treat either or incidentally of colors. --Boyle.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  incidentally
      adv 1: introducing a different topic; in point of fact;
             "incidentally, I won't go to the party" [syn: by the
             way, by the bye, incidentally, apropos]
      2: of a minor or subordinate nature; "these magnificent
         achievements were only incidentally influenced by Oriental
         models" [syn: incidentally, accidentally]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  26 Moby Thesaurus words for "incidentally":
     a propos, accidentally, apropos, apropos of, as it chanced,
     by a fluke, by accident, by chance, by good fortune, by hazard,
     by the by, by the way, casually, en passant, for example,
     for some reason, fortuitously, in passing, in some way,
     par exemple, parenthetically, perchance, somehow, somehow or other,
     speaking of, unpredictably
  
  

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