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intervene
used in In Cold Blood

3 uses
  • Dewey drew a pistol, and so did Duntz, but as they took aim, the supernatural intervened.
    3 — Answer (42% in)
  • Johnson, a veteran at listening to ruminations of this sort, knew it was time to intervene.
    1 — Last To See Them Alive (63% in)
  • Subsequently, a clemency appeal was presented to the newly elected Governor of Kansas, William Avery; but Avery, a rich farmer sensitive to public opinion, refused to intervene-a decision he felt to be in the "best interest of the people of Kansas."
    4 — The Corner (93% in)

There are no more uses of "intervene" in In Cold Blood.

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