(10 letters | 4 syllables)
Security pledged in repayment of a loan.
(a)descended through a common ancestor but through different lines.(a)serving to support or corroborate
(a)situated or running side by side.
I came across the following sentence in a recent movie review.
“It remembers that if our heroes can’t lose, others can, and the damage in the movie is not just scenic and generic, it is collateral.”
Wood, Michael. LRB · Michael Wood · at the movies. London Review of Books, 2016. Web.
Word.net, resource I use quite often had this wonderful insight to offer:
Collateral: (a)(serving to support or corroborate) “collateral evidence”