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meddle
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • This morbid meddling of conscience with an immaterial matter betokened, it is to be feared, no genuine and steadfast penitence, but something doubtful, something that might be deeply wrong beneath.
  • He looked like the darkly engraved portraits which we see prefixed to old volumes of sermons, and had no more right than one of those portraits would have to step forth, as he now did, and meddle with a question of human guilt, passion, and anguish.
  • Meddle no more with it!

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  • Don’t meddle in my affairs!
  • She’s always meddling in other people’s business.

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