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intrusion
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
an involvement or interruption that is unwelcome
  • And it turned out that Owen Meany didn't know a metamorphic schist from an igneous intrusion—unless the latter was granite.
    p. 447.8
  • Owen Meany used to say that we residents of Gravesend were sitting over a bona fide outcrop of intrusive igneous rock; he would say this with an implied reverence—as if the consensus of the Gravesend community was that the Exeter Pluton was as valuable as a mother lode of gold.
    p. 14.1

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