obtrude


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Synonyms for obtrude

to force or come in as an improper or unwanted element

Synonyms for obtrude

push to thrust outward

Related Words

thrust oneself in as if by force

References in classic literature ?
I should not obtrude my affairs so much on the notice of my readers if very particular inquiries had not been made by my townsmen concerning my mode of life, which some would call impertinent, though they do not appear to me at all impertinent, but, considering the circumstances, very natural and pertinent.
I felt that to obtrude my consolations on her then would only serve to aggravate her sufferings.
Not to obtrude doctrine upon you,' she looked at the rigid pile of hard pale books before her, '(for you go your own way, and the consequences are on your own head), I will say this much: that I shape my course by pilots, strictly by proved and tried pilots, under whom I cannot be shipwrecked--can not be--and that if I were unmindful of the admonition conveyed in those three letters, I should not be half as chastened as I am.
Some thoughts of the rum appeared to obtrude themselves on Mr.
At length, the clock was hidden from his sight by some envious shutters, then the church steeples proclaimed eleven at night, then the quarter past, and then the conviction seemed to obtrude itself on his mind that it was no use tarrying there any longer.
Though not purporting to offer a work of film analysis, Naficy proves himself adept on many occasions at unpacking a scene, a sound, or a gesture for its wider implications, invoking Lacan, Deleuze, Gramsci, Derrida, Benjamin, Zizek, and Foucault, inter alia, without allowing them to obtrude.
I did not expect world power politics to obtrude on the fixtures of football events watched by many not remotely interested in politics For the next World Cup to be played in Moscow and the one after to be in Qatar has shattered the dream of American world hegemony more than the staging of the Olympic Games in Moscow in 1980.
When we obtrude the story on his belief, insisting that we are not weaving tales and commanding his acceptance--it is nothing but lying" (p.
The cadenzas didn't obtrude with seams showing, and the allegro finale absolutely sparkled supported by excellent work from the ACO.
Some of them may with great attention and effort be revived; others obtrude themselves uncalled for; and a third sort are perhaps out of the reach of any power of thought to reproduce.
This is one argument for greater secularism, a main form of which asks religion to keep itself in the private sphere, and not to obtrude into matters of general public concern.
Some encounters obtrude into the routine, like when we get a ticket for running a red light when no one was around but the camera.
For an eleven-year-old and a seventeen-year-old, premonitions of mortality obtrude a clarity beyond bearing.
The enormous pumps, power supply and pipe-work had to be positioned as near the jet as possible to counter the resistance built up by the flow of water through the lines and not obtrude into the view of the palace.
All these sounds were gentle, and did not obtrude on the music of the Mass, but somehow having the murmured soundtrack of youth in the background as we celebrated the miracles deepened the experience, added a little more of the salt and song of life to an event too often ossified as mere ritual, and what could be more beautifully human and holy than sitting over food and telling stories and insisting on miracles, in the company of a child and a dog?