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  • It is an unnecessary government intrusion into private affairs.
  • our security software detected an unauthorized intrusion into the network
  • Yet the questions never felt intrusive.
    Jay Asher  --  Thirteen Reasons Why
  • I resented the intrusion.
    Sue Monk Kidd  --  The Secret Life of Bees

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  • Usurping ivy, brier, or idle moss;
    Who all, for want of pruning, with intrusion
    Infect thy sap, and live on thy confusion.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Comedy of Errors
  • It was obvious that Mr. Pignati was going to visit awhile with Bobo, and John and I felt like we were intruding.
    Paul Zindel  --  The Pigman
  • ...and ungodly neon intruding upon the beauty of the July dusk,
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • The gnats were too frantic to notice these intrusions,
    Natalie Babbitt  --  Tuck Everlasting
  • Let me ask you this—and please don’t misunderstand my intentions or think that I’m trying to intrude into the personal life of your family—but wasn’t Andy seeing a counselor about possible problems that may have been caused by his involvement in that accident?
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Tears of a Tiger
  • It was so warm so secure so comforting to ... feel somehow that here was a place in the wilderness a place forever safe a place that could never be changed could never be harmed could never be intruded upon.
    Dalton Trumbo  --  Johnny Got His Gun

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  • "The only place you’ll find a map of Blackcliff," a raspy voice intrudes, "is in the Commandant’s head.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • He glanced at Aris, who looked sheepish, like he’d intruded on a private conversation.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials
  • We buried her on a gusty, warm morning, Go and Nick leaning in to each other as I stood nearby, feeling intrusive.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • My maids probably wouldn’t have noticed it; and if they had, they never would have intruded on my privacy.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite
  • "And if you think the public is intrusive now, it would be much worse when you’re the only girl they’re watching.
    Kiera Cass  --  The One
  • Without Mom and Dad joining me, I felt like I was intruding and turned to go.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Heir
  • She hadn’t seen her brother since the fight at the Burren, but she carried him in some small part of her mind, an intrusive, unwelcome ghost.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • Thomas’s body twitched a little as the tubes and wires snaked away from their intrusive positions and back into his mask.
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order
  • "I don’t want to intrude."
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • There’s no lock, but Gram has this thing about waiting until I say come in, she makes a big deal about not intruding.
    Rodman Philbrick  --  Freak the Mighty
  • Be in the wrong place at the wrong time, sit in "someone’s" seat, intrude where you were not wanted, ask the wrong question, and you’d get called out and bawled out in a hurry, either by a terrifying prison guard or by a terrifying convict (sometimes in Spanish).
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • This was excellent news, for it ensured that my study of the wolves would not be adversely affected by human intrusions.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • How hard would it be for them to take us down and contain the intruding animals?
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • From ground level, New Beijing was a mess—too many buildings crammed into too little space, the streets untended, power lines and clotheslines strung across every alley, intruding vines scurrying up every concrete wall.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • There was an expression of such dejection on her face that even to be in the room felt like intruding.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • "Oh, no, we don’t want to intrude," Corinne said.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  • Then as she looked, a living thing dared to intrude upon this untouched wilderness.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • My intrusion here is because of the way Morgenstern uses parentheses.
    William Goldman  --  The Princess Bride
  • She closed her eyes against the sudden harsh intrusion.
    R.L. Stine  --  Goosebumps - Night of the Living Dummy
  • The room was cramped and even though there was an extra chair, I felt like I was intruding.
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • She was so intrusive, so sure of her welcome, so utterly lacking in self-consciousness.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • No, we can’t call the Costellos now We can’t intrude on them now."
    Edward Bloor  --  Tangerine
  • Many of the older surfers resented the sudden influx of "kooks" and "gremmies"— names given to pretenders, beginners, or wannabes—as well as the crowding of their surf spots and the intrusion into their simple, relaxed lifestyle.
    Bethany Hamilton  --  Soul Surfer
  • They all represented unwelcome intrusions of foreign objects fired with violent velocity into his person.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • He is not amused or entertained by my intrusion.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • Clancy’s intrusion came like all the others had before, first with a tingle, then with a roar.
    Alexandra Bracken  --  The Darkest Minds
  • Thank God, I thought, no more annotated climaxes to intrude on my work and composure.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Once he was singular, and I was an intrusion.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • I am talking about Little Red Riding Hood, an extremely unpleasant little girl who, like the Boy Who Cried Wolf, insisted on intruding on the territory of dangerous animals.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Reptile Room
  • "What do you mean?" snapped the bald man, clearly irritated by my intrusion.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • This was the second time she had intruded in the middle of a possible crime scene.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • He’d consider it an intrusion.
    Nora Roberts  --  Dark Witch
  • "We were, but she said she didn’t want to intrude on our impromptu reunion."
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • Then the silence intruded even there and Jack turned where he sat.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • Already the sense of parting begins to intrude itself.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Somehow, it seemed like a way to hide from Teresa’s intrusion into his mind.
    James Dashner  --  The Maze Runner
  • How dare he ask such intrusive, gossipy questions in the reading room and write her a creepy e-mail!
    Sara Shepard  --  Pretty Little Liars
  • She wanted to resist them, wanted to pry those intrusive voices out of her head.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • If Laila spoke tothem, Rasheed looked up with displeasure at the unwelcome intrusion.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Such intrusions are so common that Border Patrol agents advise ranchers to leave water and food outside, beside their doors.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
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