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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INTRUDERS

She was rather staggered, however, when she found what Hester's plan for the intruders was.

The feeling that they were intruders, in a sense brigands, was forced upon them.

Why but because the intruders did not wish the sound of closing to be audible to her—or those—within?

The stepping-stones, by which the intruders must have crossed, were buried under the waters.

Agathon told the attendants to go and see who were the intruders.

They felt that the new-comers were intruders, who had no right there.

Then a frenzy had seized the savages; a panic, the intruders.

These intruders served a personage such as had never been seen.

Pal was here, there and everywhere, loudly voicing his opinion of the intruders.

They are very important in their manner, and allow no intruders on the premises.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., back-formation from intrusion, or else from Latin intrudere "to thrust in" (see intrusion). Related: Intruded; intruding.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.