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meddle
used in Candide

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Definition
interfere (in another's affairs or business); or handle (something that shouldn't be handled)
  • I am entirely ignorant of the event you mention; I presume in general that they who meddle with the administration of public affairs die sometimes miserably, and that they deserve it; but I never trouble my head about what is transacting at Constantinople; I content myself with sending there for sale the fruits of the garden which I cultivate.
    Chapter 30 (64% in)
  • "With what meddlest thou?" said the Dervish; "is it thy business?"
    Chapter 30 (49% in)

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