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v. in·trud·ed, in·trud·ing, in·trudes
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.
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.
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Then a Stag intruded into his domain and shared his pasture.
Such is the household (so far as the guide's story goes) on whose privacy we have intruded ourselves
The idea of lovely Molly now intruded itself before him.
For frivolity and jokes and spotted tights were an offense, when they intruded themselves upon a spirit that was exalted into the vague august realm of the romantic.
ISLAMABAD -- The Pakistan Army on Tuesday shot down an Indian unmanned aerial vehicle that intruded into Azad Kashmir from across the Line of Control on a spy mission.
Immediately, there were no further details as to how deep the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) had intruded into this side of the LoC.
RAWALPINDI -- Pakistan Army on Friday claimed to have downed an Indian drone that intruded into Pakistani territory.
10-12 militants intruded into territory of Kyrgyzstan, Issyk-Kul region governor Emilbek Kaptagaev told AKIpress on January 23.
Chinese troops have reportedly intruded into the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, despite talks of maintaining status quo along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) till a final settlement on the disputed region is made.
New Delhi, July 21 ( ANI ): Around 50 Chinese soldiers riding on horses and ponies, intruded into the Indian territory of Chumar in Ladakh on July 16 staking their claim over the area.
In early June, the forces of Iran's marine patrol seized two Saudi fishing boats that had intruded into Iranian territorial waters near the Southwestern province of Khuzestan.
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