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interpose
used in Middlemarch

6 uses
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Definition
to insert between other elements; or to interrupt or stop action by others
  • "We must not inquire too curiously into motives," he interposed, in his measured way.
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (14% in)
  • "A great mistake, Chettam," interposed Mr. Brooke, "going into electrifying your land and that kind of thing, and making a parlor of your cow-house.
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (9% in)
  • "I disapprove of Wakley," interposed Dr. Sprague, "no man more: he is an ill-intentioned fellow, who would sacrifice the respectability of the profession, which everybody knows depends on the London Colleges, for the sake of getting some notoriety for himself.
    Book 2 — Old and Young (33% in)
  • "Well, you know," interposed Mr. Brooke, "he is trying his wings.
    Book 4 — Three Love Problems (7% in)
  • "And that if you got pelted," interposed Mrs. Cadwallader, "half the rotten eggs would mean hatred of your committee-man.
    Book 4 — Three Love Problems (59% in)
  • "Why, it was on Wednesday I took a glass with him," interposed Bambridge.
    Book 7 — Two Temptations (85% in)

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