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unobtrusive
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David Copperfield
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  • We have ever been far from wishing to obtrude ourselves on anyone.
  • There was an obtrusive show of compassionate zeal in his voice and manner, more intolerable — at least to me — than any demeanour he could have assumed.
  • I was not so vexed at losing Agnes as I might have been, since it gave me an opportunity of making myself known to Traddles on the stairs, who greeted me with great fervour; while Uriah writhed with such obtrusive satisfaction and self-abasement, that I could gladly have pitched him over the banisters.
  • Also of sitting down here, on a sofa, and seeing Traddles’s hair start up, now his hat was removed, like one of those obtrusive little figures made of springs, that fly out of fictitious snuff-boxes when the lid is taken off.

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  • The web site has a lot of ads, but they are unobtrusively placed on the far right of the screen.
  • She sat unobtrusively in the rear of the room.

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