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intervene
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Middlemarch
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  • Also he was piqued that he had been what he called such a stupid lout as to ask that intervention from Mr. Farebrother.
  • Hence he made his preparations at first in a conditional way, wishing to leave on all sides an opening for his return after brief absence, if any favorable intervention of Providence should dissipate his fears.

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as in: intervened in the war Define
get involved -- typically without welcome
as in: in the intervening years Define
passage of time -- especially between two events
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