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interpose
used in Washington Square

3 uses
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Definition
to insert between other elements; or to interrupt or stop action by others
  • There was a dreadful ugliness in it, which seemed to glare at her through the interposing medium of her own feebler reason.
    Chapter 18 (63% in)
  • He ventured to expect but partial success in this attempt, but he could promise her that, whatever his failure, he would never again interpose between her generous heart and her brilliant prospects and filial duties.
    Chapter 31 (42% in)
  • But for a moment this attitude of interposition and disinterestedness, this carrying of messages and redeeming of promises, brought back the sense that her companion was a dangerous woman.
    Chapter 35 (10% in)

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