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intercept
used in David Copperfield

3 uses
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Definition to stop or catch someone or something in route
  • I intercepted Jip.
    Chapters 31-33 (96% in)
  • As there was something which had occurred to my mind, I said in reply: 'I could wish to know from this — creature,' I could not bring myself to utter any more conciliatory word, 'whether they intercepted a letter that was written to her from home, or whether he supposes that she received it.'
    Chapters 46-48 (17% in)
  • He zealously undertook to do so, and to intercept any newspaper through which it might, without such precautions, reach him.
    Chapters 55-57 (64% in)

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