Synonyms for obtrusively

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This Frenchman's mouth was not, however, obtrusively faultless.

Her feet and ankles were obtrusively visible on the foot-rest.

It is, however, unpleasantly hard and obtrusively anatomical.

The furniture was reasonably modern, but not obtrusively so.

It would probably be a firm or a man not obtrusively English.

Angel Alley was decorous—if one might say so, obtrusively decorous.

Creation by fiat is not obtrusively or characteristically present.

Nowhere were nouveaux riches so obviously new and so obtrusively rich.

Your critic then talks about ‘obtrusively cheap scholarship.’

His manner was reticent, reverential, not obtrusively tender.

WORD ORIGIN

1660s, from Latin obtrus-, past participle stem of obtrudere (see obtrude) + -ive. Related: Obtrusively; obtrusiveness.

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