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interpose
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Moby Dick
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  • —and so saying I was unmethodically rushing up stairs again empty-handed, when Mrs. Hussey interposed the mustard-pot and vinegar-cruet, and the entire castor of her countenance.
  • "Cook," here interposed Stubb, accompanying the word with a sudden slap on the shoulder,—"Cook! why, damn your eyes, you mustn’t swear that way when you’re preaching.

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  • Where were their voices when the lips of Governor Barnett dripped with words of interposition and nullification?
    Martin Luther King, Jr.  --  Letter from a Birmingham Jail
  • Michael moved in front of the machine, interposing himself between Octavian and the two Greek demigods.
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