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"That’s not true," she interjected.
  to quickly insert a comment that interrupts what another is saying

or more rarely and more generally:  to insert — as in:  "She interjects religion into politics," or "She interjects herself into my business."
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interject interjected interjecting interjects
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  • "That’s not true," she interjected.
  • She interjected clever remarks
  • Dr. Aguirre believes we can bridge the gaps, and so do I. If I can just change one of my students’ lives, I can—"
    "Change the world?" I interject.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
  • "Umberto, he’s just a child," interjected Oralia.
    W. William Winokur  --  The Perfect Game

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  • "We’ll need food and water and warm clothing."
    "And weapons," Jalil interjected.
    "That, too. What we don’t need is..."
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • They’re brought into being by sheer force of will," the woman on the arm of the chair interjects.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • But whatever I say, I don’t want you to interject."
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
  • "It’s supposed to rain later," Mike Heffner interjects, and everyone laughs.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • "She’s probably just resting," I interjected.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite
  • "Nor did he like me," I interject.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride

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  • "We’ve gotten unwed mothers out of jail, things like that," Georgia interjected.
    Kiera Cass  --  The One
  • He slowly spooned food into his mouth without trying to interject.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Heir
  • "He was too busy being adorably self-involved to notice," Hassan interjected.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • Brooke interjected.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • Enoch interjected.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • They’d been coming to the Waystone every Felling night for months, and Kote had never interjected anything of his own before.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • "If he’s even alive," Graham interjected, and laughed.
    Kass Morgan  --  The 100
  • "Two," Sam interjects.
    Pittacus Lore  --  I Am Number Four
  • Mrs. V interjects.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Out of My Mind
  • "But it is only temporary," Patrick interjected.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • "My point," Reynie interjected, "was that we have to find a way for you and Constance to do better on the quizzes."
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • Celaena interjected.
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • "But how did you become a watchdog?" interjected Milo, hoping to change the subject, as Tock was sobbing quite loudly now.
    Norton Juster  --  The Phantom Tollbooth
  • Occasionally, they interjected a "Gol-dang!" or a "No kidding?"
    Sharon Creech  --  Walk Two Moons
  • "And ole T.J. just sat there and ain’t said a word," interjected Clarence, laughing.
    Mildred D. Taylor  --  Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
  • Larry interjected, "She got punched or something, right?"
    Edward Bloor  --  Tangerine
  • Cole interjected, "That means baldy could have killed Larry and then fled."
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • "Addison’s on Debate," Asher interjects, and maybe we can turn the conversation on her, because Drew Leighton is too close to Josh Bennett and my family isn’t getting anywhere near Josh Bennett.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • "Snake good," I interjected.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • "The scurvy," Nathan interjected, "she means she’d had the scurvy, which was cured as soon as the Russians took over—"
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • I finished my bagel to the sounds of Dorothea’s monotone chatter, interjecting a few nods or "uh-huh’s" whenever she stopped talking long enough to wait for my response.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • "Well, to look at, maybe," Mrs. Baird interjected kindly.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • …i’m telling you, you’ve never smelled anything so bad in your life! she stank so much i can’t even tell you! so i took her right from there to the vet down the street and then i brought her home. didn’t even call me first, by the way! the mom interjects as she cleans the floor, to see if I’m okay with his bringing home some homeless guy’s dog. the dog actually looks over at the mom when she says this, like she understands everything everyone is saying about her. she’s a happy dog, like…
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder
  • "Actually, there seems to be some memory impairment," interjected Mrs. Swanson in a low voice, toying with the glasses that hung from a chain around her neck.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • "So you’re admitting," Raleigh interjected, "that you did have a relationship with this woman."
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • Gally interjected: "Not if you count the time I—"
    James Dashner  --  The Maze Runner
  • "Please, you two," Az interjected.
    Scott Westerfeld  --  Uglies
  • There are many levels to the Silent City, interjected Jeremiah.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • Magnus was explaining to Maia and Jordan what had happened that night, with Izzy occasionally interjecting a detail.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • "But what I would like to know," says Albert, "is whether there would not have been a war if the Kaiser had said No." "I’m sure there would," I interject, "he was against it from the first."
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Noel Kahn interjected.
    Sara Shepard  --  Pretty Little Liars
  • "Yes: ideas of robbery, murder, and regicide," again interjected an ironical voice.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Sometimes he’d ask Louie to describe a recipe, and occasionally he would interject, but getting him to fully participate was rough going.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • "Gentlemen, gentlemen, please!" he interjected.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • "He got wasted," Mom interjected, poking her head out the stage door.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • "One horse?" interjected Holmes.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • "Who attacked us," Piper interjected.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • "No, that’s the right number," Sophie interjected quickly, as if anticipating Langdon’s confusion.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • "Is my house," several voices interjected in chorus.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • Sometimes he interjected anecdotes.
    Stephen Crane  --  The Red Badge of Courage
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