To better see all uses of the word
intervene
in
Childhood's End
please enable javascript.

intervene
Used In
Childhood's End
Show Multiple Meanings
Go to Book Vocabulary

unspecified meaning
  • In the early days of their rule, they had intervened so effectively on behalf of law and order that the lesson had never been forgotten.
  • Without our intervention, the Earth today would be a radioactive wilderness.

  • Show more
  • If they had never intervened, we might have reached Mars and Venus by now.
  • What we did to improve your planet, to raise your standards of living, to bring justice and peace-those things we should have done in any event, once we were forced to intervene in your affairs.

  • There are no more uses of "intervene" in the book.


To see samples from other sources, click a word sense below:
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
Show Multiple Meanings
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading