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synonyms for intrude

  • encroach
  • infringe
  • interfere
  • invade
  • meddle
  • bother
  • disturb
  • entrench
  • insinuate
  • intercalate
  • interject
  • interlope
  • interpolate
  • interpose
  • introduce
  • obtrude
  • overstep
  • pester
  • thrust
  • violate
  • barge in
  • butt in
  • chisel in
  • cut in
  • go beyond
  • hold up
  • horn in
  • intermeddle
  • push in
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antonyms for intrude

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  • erase
  • please
  • subtract
  • leave
  • leave alone
  • withdraw
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How to use intrude in a sentence

Right now, Wexler says, it’s too early to worry about brain tech intruding on our privacy.
NEW TECHNOLOGY CAN GET INSIDE YOUR HEAD. ARE YOU READY?LAURA SANDERSFEBRUARY 11, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
She added that it also intruded on the powers of state lawmakers and the governor’s office by allowing a state agency to administer recreational marijuana.
SOUTH DAKOTA VOTERS SAID YES TO LEGALIZING MARIJUANA. BUT A JUDGE RULED IT’S UNCONSTITUTIONAL.TEO ARMUSFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Hammers or scalpels lack the power to intrude on your thought process several times every minute.
HOW TO AVOID BEING CONTROLLED BY YOUR DIGITAL TOOLSMICHAEL J. CORENFEBRUARY 7, 2021QUARTZ
Gujral plans to be more transparent with invitations she can’t accept, telling friends or acquaintances that an event would intrude on family time.
THE PANDEMIC IS SHOWING US WHICH FRIENDSHIPS ARE WORTH KEEPINGLISA BONOSJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Still, “Singaporeans do care about the extent to which the state intrudes into their private lives,” says Lee.
BROKEN PROMISES: HOW SINGAPORE LOST TRUST ON CONTACT TRACING PRIVACYBOBBIE JOHNSONJANUARY 11, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
A Wistron representative told AFP that “the incident was caused by people of unknown identities from outside who intruded into and damaged its facility with unclear intentions.”
WHY WORKERS IN INDIA ATTACKED AN IPHONE FACTORYNAOMI XU ELEGANTDECEMBER 14, 2020FORTUNE
Of course they would stop for the wedding; but meantime she must be very discreet; she must not intrude too much.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
You are determined to intrude upon this man in your present frame of mind at a time of evident trouble?
DOPESAX ROHMER
Will you forgive me if I so far intrude myself upon your private affairs as to give you a few words of advice?
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
She tried her best to forget it, but the ungracious thought would again and again intrude.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
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