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

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thrust oneself in as if by force

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Indeed, parts of the writing are opaque and will obtrude on a general readership.
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.
AS ONE CONTEMPLATES THE HORIZON OF PHILIPPINE-AMERICAN RELATIONS, THREE MASSIVE AND COMPELLING FACTS INSTANTLY OBTRUDE IN ONE'S MIND: FIRST, OUR TWO COUNTRIES HAVE A CONTINUING COMMUNITY OF STRATEGIC AND ECONOMIC INTERESTS.
For those of us Who've known of CERN without knowing about CERN, it comes as a surprise to know just how much the real world politics and the economics obtrude into the story.
Let no land centric predilection of a continental mindset obtrude constraints upon the project that has the promise to singlehandedly usher the country in the next tier of the developed nations.
heard even a slightest hint of their willingness to obtrude unequal relationship upon Georgia.
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.
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?
Therefore, future research should examine how different dimensions of national culture can create or obtrude [KMP.
Indeed, Sister is so ably done, so perceptive about grief and guilt and self-delusion, that when the cliches of the genre do obtrude in the form of overwrought prose-'Facts of exploding shrapnel were ripping our relationship apart'-it's a bit of a shock.
For many years, of course, the political class and much of the educated middle class refused to see that there was a problem--not only because it did not obtrude much on their personal lives, but because they had created it, and they would have to lose their ethical virginity if they tried to do anything about it.
The question cannot but obtrude given some of the recent trends.
NONETHELESS, TWO NEW FACTS OBTRUDE THEMSELVES INTO OUR political calculations.