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intervene
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Ethan Frome
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intervene
Used in
Ethan Frome
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  • Ethan was aware that, in regard to the important question of surgical intervention, the female opinion of the neighbourhood was divided, some glorying in the prestige conferred by operations while others shunned them as indelicate.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The effect produced on Frome was rather of a complete absence of atmosphere, as though nothing less tenuous than ether intervened between the white earth under his feet and the metallic dome overhead.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Not a bit," Ethan's pride retorted before his reason had time to intervene.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: intervened in the war
as in: in the intervening years
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