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intrusion
used in Oliver Twist

3 uses
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Definition
an involvement or interruption that is unwelcome
  • I don't want to intrude upon your secrets.'
    Chapter 5 — Oliver Mingles with New Associates. Going to a Funeral.... (35% in)
  • There were the faces of friends, and foes, and of many that had been almost strangers peering intrusively from the crowd; there were the faces of young and blooming girls that were now old women; there were faces that the grave had changed and closed upon, but which the mind, superior to its power, still dressed in their old freshness and beauty, calling back the lustre of the eyes, the brightness of the smile, the beaming of the soul through its mask of clay, and whispering of beauty...
    Chapter 11 — Treats of Mr. Fang the Police Magistrate; and Furnishes a.... (21% in)
  • As a proof of the fact, the Jew drew forth two keys from his pocket; and explained, that when he first went downstairs, he had locked them in, to prevent any intrusion on the conference.
    Chapter 26 — In Which a Mysterious Character Appears Upon the Scene.... (98% in)

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