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in·trude

 (ĭn-tro͞od′)
v. in·trud·ed, in·trud·ing, in·trudes
v.tr.
1. To put or force in inappropriately, especially without invitation, fitness, or permission: intruded opinion into a factual report.
2. Geology To thrust (molten rock) into preexisting rock.
v.intr.
To come in rudely or inappropriately; enter as an improper or unwanted element: "Unpleasant realities have intruded on [his] presidential dreams" (Alexander Stille).

[Middle English intruden, from Latin intrūdere, intrūs-, to thrust in : in-, in; see in-2 + trūdere, to thrust; see treud- in Indo-European roots.]

in·trud′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.intruding - projecting inward
intrusive - thrusting inward; "an intrusive arm of the sea"
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Against staying longer, however, Elizabeth was positively resolved-- nor did she much expect it would be asked; and fearful, on the contrary, as being considered as intruding themselves needlessly long, she urged Jane to borrow Mr.
The affectionate Entreaties of Augustus and Sophia that we would for ever consider their House as our Home, easily prevailed on us to determine never more to leave them, In the society of my Edward and this Amiable Pair, I passed the happiest moments of my Life; Our time was most delightfully spent, in mutual Protestations of Freindship, and in vows of unalterable Love, in which we were secure from being interrupted, by intruding and disagreable Visitors, as Augustus and Sophia had on their first Entrance in the Neighbourhood, taken due care to inform the surrounding Families, that as their happiness centered wholly in themselves, they wished for no other society.
Walking among the sleeping birds in the hedges, watching the skipping rabbits on a moonlit warren, or standing under a pheasant-laden bough, she looked upon herself as a figure of Guilt intruding into the haunts of Innocence.
A similar reconnaissance drone was downed for intruding into the Pakistani side in Bhimber district on July 15, 2015.
TAHRAN (CyHAN)- Iran has shot down an intruding unmanned aerial vehicle in the west of the country, the official Iranian news agency, IRNA reports.
Sources said the intruding Chinese soldiers asked the Indian soldiers to vacate the area claiming that they were standing in Chinese territory.
The (Iranian) forces at Abu Musa Marine Patrol Base detected two intruding UAE vessels while fishing in the Persian Gulf waters and issued the order for capturing them," said commander of the base Colonel Ali Vesali.
Kurdish Alliance denounces intruding Issawi's offices BAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: Parliamentary Kurdish Alliance denounced today intruding the offices of finance minister Rafi' al-Issawi, calling these actions as "violating constitutional and legal values of the Iraqi state".
LANDI KOTAL, July 25, 2009 (Frontier Star) -- NATO gunship helicopters violated on Saturday Pakistan's airspace by intruding into Landi Kotal area near Pak-Afghan boarder, private TV channel reported.
meddle is used for intruding in an inconsiderate and annoying fashion.