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The War of the Worlds
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intervene
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The War of the Worlds
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unspecified meaning
  • During all the intervening time my mental condition had been a hurrying succession of vague emotional states or a sort of stupid receptivity.
  • An age of almost intolerable suspense intervened; then I heard it fumbling at the latch!

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  • And all this time the boat was paddling steadily out to sea and away from the fight; and when at last the confusion cleared, the drifting bank of black vapour intervened, and nothing of the Thunder Child could be made out, nor could the third Martian be seen.

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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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