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intervene
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Gone with the Wind
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  • It was only by the intervention of Evan and Cade that my mustache was saved.
  • When Ellen intervened with Heaven, Scarlett felt certain that Heaven heard.

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  • After he had intervened for her to get the news about Ashley, she had announced publicly that her home was open to him as long as he lived and no matter what other people might say about him.
  • For a moment her imagination flamed at the thought of being made a widow by the kindly intervention of the Yankee government.
  • Finances at the red-brick house would have been in a deplorable state, but for Uncle Henry’s intervention, and it humiliated Pitty to take money from him.
  • It now seemed very natural that she had said Yes—almost as if by divine intervention, a hand stronger than hers was about her affairs, settling her problems for her.
  • And because he was a gentleman and himself trustworthy, he trusted every scoundrel who came along and several times would have lost money for her if she had not tactfully intervened.

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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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