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intrusion
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Gone with the Wind
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  • Why must this calf-like fool intrude his feelings on this particular day when she was so worried she was about to lose her mind?
  • "Madam, forgive my intrusion but—could I spend the night on your porch? I saw the roses and smelled the honeysuckle and it was so much like home that I was emboldened—" No, these nights were not real!
  • I resented their intrusion.
  • It was bad enough that she had intruded herself among strange rough workmen, but it was still worse for a woman to show publicly that she could do mathematics like that.
  • No one intruded upon her, believing that she wished to be left alone with her grief, but to be left alone was the last thing Scarlett desired.
  • I hate to intrude on you at this time but I have a matter of business to discuss that will not wait.
  • And to what do I owe this intrusion?
  • "Oh, Mammy, I couldn’t intrude!"

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  • It is an unnecessary government intrusion into private affairs.
  • our security software detected an unauthorized intrusion into the network

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