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The child is loud, intrusive, screams, runs, climbs on the furniture, demands attention, interrupts, cannot sit still .
CAROLYN HAX: THEY ‘REALLY CANNOT STAND’ THEIR RAMBUNCTIOUS GRANDCHILDCAROLYN HAXFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Then you are a very bad trustee, thus to misuse the foot-way, and interrupt passengers.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Never interrupt an earnest or apparently interesting conversation.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
He tells me he doesn't want his marriage to interrupt wholly that pleasant intimacy which has existed between you and me.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
An ordinary mortal may not interrupt a king, but a king may interrupt anything, except perhaps a German bombardment.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
This long conversation between Ivan and the prince excited some alarm among the shareholders; they tried to interrupt it.
BLACK DIAMONDSMR JKAI
Jansoulet apologized for being obliged to interrupt the sitting; but a visit of the most extreme importance—She smiled in pity.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
With shrieks of fear Azalea flew toward the scene, but too late to interrupt the duelists.
THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
Love is proverbially patient, and Helen listens—at least does not interrupt.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 67, NUMBER 414, APRIL, 1850VARIOUS
At the same time, I inoculated Abby, and the jailer's children, who all had it so lightly as hardly to interrupt their play.
FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INTERRUPT

  • arbitrated
  • barged in
  • butt in
  • came between
  • divided
  • horned in
  • interceded
  • interfered
  • intermediated
  • interposed
  • interrupted
  • intruded
  • involved
  • meddled
  • mixed in
  • muscle in
  • negotiated
  • obtruded
  • parted
  • put in two cents
  • reconciled
  • separated
  • settled
  • severed
  • step in
  • took a hand
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