Obtrusively
Obtrusive Ob*tru"sive, a. Disposed to obtrude; inclined to intrude or thrust one's self or one's opinions upon others, or to enter uninvited; forward; pushing; intrusive. -- {Ob*tru"sive*ly}, adv. -- {Ob*tru"sive*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

Not obvious, not obtrusive, but retired. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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