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intrusion
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

4 uses
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Definition
an involvement or interruption that is unwelcome
  • With an apology for my intrusion, I was about to withdraw when Holmes pulled me abruptly into the room and closed the door behind me.
    Adventure II — The Red-Headed League (1% in)
  • But for the trained reasoner to admit such intrusions into his own delicate and finely adjusted temperament was to introduce a distracting factor which might throw a doubt upon all his mental results.
    Adventure I — A Scandal in Bohemia (2% in)
  • I trust that I am not intruding.
    Adventure V — The Five Orange Pips (11% in)
  • I feared to refer them to you, however, as I knew that you had an inquiry on hand and that you disliked the intrusion of other matters.
    Adventure X — The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor (12% in)

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