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interpose
used in War and Peace

4 uses
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Definition
to insert between other elements; or to interrupt or stop action by others
  • "He chose his friends badly," interposed Anna Mikhaylovna.
    Book One — 1805 (31% in)
  • "Not yet!" interposed Napoleon, and, as if fearing to give vent to his feelings, he frowned and nodded slightly as a sign that Balashev might proceed.
    Book Nine — 1812 (21% in)
  • "Well, you know, Maman," Nicholas interposed, knowing how to translate things into his mother's language, "Prince Alexander Golitsyn has founded a society and in consequence has great influence, they say."
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (64% in)
  • The Tugendbund is all vewy well for the sausage eaters, but I don't understand it and can't even pwonounce it," interposed Denisov in a loud and resolute voice.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (67% in)

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