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See definition of interposition on Dictionary.com
  • as inaside
  • as ininterference
  • as inintervention
  • as inintrusion
  • as inmediation

synonyms for interposition

  • departure
  • digression
  • interpolation
  • parenthesis
  • tangent
  • throwaway
  • discursion
  • conflict
  • intervention
  • intrusion
  • obstruction
  • tampering
  • arrest
  • background
  • barring
  • blocking
  • choking
  • hindrance
  • meddlesomeness
  • opposition
  • prying
  • resistance
  • retardation
  • backseat driving
  • barging in
  • checking
  • clashing
  • clogging
  • hampering
  • intermeddling
  • tackling
  • trespassing
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How to use interposition in a sentence

The interposition of saints next came to be deemed essential, and again with the most conflicting results.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
The right of State interposition strikes at the very foundation of the legislative power of Congress.
SELECT SPEECHES OF DANIEL WEBSTERDANIEL WEBSTER
Here is a plain interposition, by physical force, to resist the laws of the Union.
SELECT SPEECHES OF DANIEL WEBSTERDANIEL WEBSTER
There is nothing else in it which ought to call for this interposition.
MEMOIRS OF THE COURTS AND CABINETS OF GEORGE THE THIRDTHE DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM AND CHANDOS
The tumult was appeased by the venerable interposition of Turisund.
THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIREEDWARD GIBBON
Xerxes had remembered his obligations to Demaratus for this interposition.
XERXESJACOB ABBOTT
Like the telegraph as intended by Morse, there was the interposition of typesetting before a message could be sent.
STEAM STEEL AND ELECTRICITYJAMES W. STEELE
Hagar, in adopting this language, expressed her grateful sense of the divine interposition.
FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
This, from him, so unexpectedly apposite, had the effect upon her of a Providential interposition.
TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLESTHOMAS HARDY
Mme. Fauvel is saved, and by the interposition of God, who has himself punished Clameran!
FILE NO. 113EMILE GABORIAU
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INTERPOSITION

  • departure
  • digression
  • discursion
  • interpolation
  • interposition
  • parenthesis
  • tangent
  • throwaway
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.