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Synonyms for meddle



Synonyms for meddle

to intervene officiously or indiscreetly in the affairs of others

to handle something idly, ignorantly, or destructively

Synonyms for meddle

intrude in other people's affairs or business

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Meddle makes it easy for people who aren't professional marketers to improve their online visibility by intelligently curating content tailored to their audiences.
Butcher and trainee chef Laurie Meddle, 18, suffered horrific burns when a sheep costume he was wearing at a fancy dress party burst into flames in November 2012.
The political people need to stay away from meddling or appearing to meddle in criminal probes," Marcus wrote.
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has declared that his government will not meddle in the election of a new Orthodox Patriarch.
When we [Pakistan] will never be allowed to meddle in US affairs, US shouldn't be allowed to do so either," The Express Tribune quoted Rehman, as saying.
They give money and weapons and they try to meddle in issues that do not concern them and we reject that," Shalgam told Reuters on the sidelines of a conference in the Moroccan city Tangier.
AN opposition group yesterday urged Iran not to meddle in Bahrain's affairs.
Asked to comment on former Iraqi Prime Minister Ayad Allawi's recent remarks about Iran meddling in Iraqi affairs, Crowley replied that the US administration is "concerned about any neighboring country that would meddle in Iraq's affairs".
But Governor Jamaluddin Badr, rejecting the allegations as groundless, said they did not meddle in the IEC business.
An unnamed parliamentary source loyal to the majority said that the issue of the telecoms spy was being exaggerated in order to meddle with the investigation of the assassination of ex-Premier Rafik al-Hariri, the Beirut daily AD DIYAR reported Wednesday.
However, we can see that when you meddle with boards there may be unintentional consequences.
Allaying apprehensions in some quarters in India that US Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrookes mandate may also include Kashmir, Bruce Riedel, who co-chaired the inter-agency committee which formulated the Af-Pak policy, said: "I do not think, the Obama Administration intends to meddle in Kashmir.
Taxpayer-funded health care would, without question, give the government an excuse to meddle in the private lives of individuals to an even greater extent than it does already, as the government would use the fact that it is paying for an individual's health care as justification for instructing that same individual on how to live.
She's already a tween,'' Keaton laments -- leaving Keaton plenty of time to meddle, if that's the way she elects to go.
The European Commission was warned last night not to meddle in the organisation of professional football.