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meddle
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

5 uses
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Definition
interfere (in another's affairs or business); or handle (something that shouldn't be handled)
  • But why should I meddle in the matter? it is no affair of mine.
    Chapters 3-4 (77% in)
  • Drink then, and do not meddle with what we are discussing, for that requires all one's wit and cool judgment."
    Chapters 3-4 (69% in)
  • "I know not why you meddle," said Fernand, seizing his arm; "but this I know, you have some motive of personal hatred against Dantes, for he who himself hates is never mistaken in the sentiments of others."
    Chapters 3-4 (77% in)
  • "My love," said the marquise, "attend to your doves, your lap-dogs, and embroidery, but do not meddle with what you do not understand.
    Chapters 5-6 (85% in)
  • Why should you meddle with what does not concern you?
    Chapters 25-26 (80% in)

There are no more uses of "meddle" in The Count of Monte Cristo.

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