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obtrude
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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Definition
to stick out, attract more attention than desired, or impose on others
  • But then the impossibility of the thing obtruded itself upon me.
    Adventure XII — The Adventure of the Copper Beeches (65% in)

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