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meddle
used in Light in August

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Definition
interfere (in another's affairs or business); or handle (something that shouldn't be handled)
  • He will pass up a hundred chances to do good for one chance to meddle where meddling is not wanted.
    Chapter 1 (78% in)
  • He will pass up a hundred chances to do good for one chance to meddle where meddling is not wanted.
    Chapter 1 (78% in)
  • But he won't fail to see a chance to meddle.
    Chapter 1 (79% in)
  • I ain't going to meddle in what ain't none of my business.
    Chapter 4 (88% in)
  • He was already late, because he had had to give them time to get to sleep after all the uproar about the heifer, the uproar which the woman had caused by meddling after it was all over, settled for the night, anyway.
    Chapter 8 (3% in)
  • 'That's why there is no use in even trying to meddle, interfere.
    Chapter 13 (44% in)
  • I'll have to get on so I can find me something else to meddle with.'
    Chapter 18 (92% in)

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