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  • A wailing cry sounded from the outer corridors, its volume muffled by the intervening hangings.
  • A kind of Heisenberg indeterminacy intervened: the expenditure of energy that revealed what he saw, changed what he saw.

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  • This was a fight he had dreamed about — man against man, skill against skill with no shields intervening.

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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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