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interpose
used in The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

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Definition
to insert between other elements; or to interrupt or stop action by others
  • I may be deemed superstitious, and even egotistical, in regarding this event as a special interposition of divine Providence in my favor.
    Chapter 5 (92% in)
  • In this state I appeared before my master, humbly entreating him to interpose his authority for my protection.
    Chapter 10 (25% in)
  • All this took place in sight of not less than fifty white ship-carpenters, and not one interposed a friendly word; but some cried, "Kill the damned nigger!
    Chapter 10 (92% in)

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