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meddle
used in The Brothers Karamazov

7 uses
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Definition
interfere (in another's affairs or business); or handle (something that shouldn't be handled)
  • He had rushed in like a fool, and meddled in what?
    Book 4 — Lacerations (66% in)
  • Thou must not meddle for the time, at least.'
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (54% in)
  • And why have you meddled?
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (82% in)
  • How could I help meddling?
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (82% in)
  • Though, indeed, I haven't meddled at all, if you want to know the truth of the matter.
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (82% in)
  • But I don't meddle in that, I didn't create it, I am not answerable for it.
    Book 11 — Ivan (85% in)
  • Why do you want to go meddling if your sacrifice is of no use to any one?
    Book 11 — Ivan (99% in)

There are no more uses of "meddle" in The Brothers Karamazov.

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