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intrusion
used in Main Street

6 uses
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Definition
an involvement or interruption that is unwelcome
  • Carol intruded again.
    Chapter 11 (89% in)
  • The conversation was at last relieved of the plague of Carol's intrusions and they settled down to the question of whether the justice of the peace had sent that hobo drunk to jail for ten days or twelve.
    Chapter 4 (88% in)
  • Vida Sherwin intruded, "I'm sure that would be too hard for us.
    Chapter 18 (7% in)
  • She had a reasonless dread that they would intrude on her, then a fear that she would yield to Gopher Prairie's conception of duty toward an Aunt Bessie and go down-stairs to be "nice."
    Chapter 24 (63% in)
  • I'm NOT intruding!
    Chapter 31 (60% in)
  • She saw that Aunt Bessie did not mean to intrude; that she wanted to do things for all the Kennicotts.
    Chapter 39 (51% in)

There are no more uses of "intrusion" in Main Street.

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