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intrusion
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • With an apology for my intrusion, I was about to withdraw when Holmes pulled me abruptly into the room and closed the door behind me.
  • But for the trained reasoner to admit such intrusions into his own delicate and finely adjusted temperament was to introduce a distracting factor which might throw a doubt upon all his mental results.
  • I trust that I am not intruding.
  • I feared to refer them to you, however, as I knew that you had an inquiry on hand and that you disliked the intrusion of other matters.

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  • It is an unnecessary government intrusion into private affairs.
  • our security software detected an unauthorized intrusion into the network

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