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intervene
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The Time Machine
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  • So long as I travelled at a high velocity through time, this scarcely mattered; I was, so to speak, attenuated—was slipping like a vapour through the interstices of intervening substances!
  • That is what dismayed me: the sense of some hitherto unsuspected power, through whose intervention my invention had vanished.

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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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