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The heating modules of the best heated socks will add a bit of volume, but they don’t have to be obtrusive.
I will not say that he never showed himself dogmatic and ill-informed, but he was no longer obtrusive and uncharitable.
JULIAN HOMEDEAN FREDERIC W. FARRAR
In the east this was so common an act of hospitality, that the question did not appear strange, or the request obtrusive.
The breezy geniality of their shipboard acquaintance did not strike Harry as officious or obtrusive now.
Yet the accent was frankly Northern, and the diction free from any obtrusive elegance or trace of pedantry.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
This obtrusive jog was certainly very ugly; and it was impossible to conceive of any reason for it.
MERCY PHILBRICK'S CHOICEHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Nothing obtrusive about it—officially they were only servants and bodyguards—but they knew how to shoot.
THE SENSITIVE MANPOUL WILLIAM ANDERSON
Fearful of appearing anxious to make myself obtrusive, I have declined giving my name.
She was with the women who ministered to Him, never obtrusive, never self-assertive; but always ready when need was.
OUR LADY SAINT MARYJ. G. H. BARRY
He also knew when it was advisable to offer something more tasteful than the obtrusive dollar.

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