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  • 41impose — imposable, adj. imposer, n. /im pohz /, v., imposed, imposing. v.t. 1. to lay on or set as something to be borne, endured, obeyed, fulfilled, paid, etc.: to impose taxes. 2. to put or set by or as if by authority: to impose one s personal… …

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  • 42encroach — en·croach /in krōch/ vi [Anglo French encrocher, probably alteration of acrocher to catch hold of, seize, usurp, from Old French, from a , prefix stressing goal + croc hook]: to enter esp. gradually or stealthily into the possessions or rights of …

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  • 43intervene — in·ter·vene /ˌin tər vēn/ vi ven·ed, ven·ing 1: to occur, fall, or come between points of time or events may be held liable even though other independent agencies intervene between his negligence and the ultimate result Hooks Superx Inc. v.… …

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  • 44accroach — I verb appropriate, arrogate, assume, break bounds, encroach, impose upon, infringe, interlope, intrude, invade, obtrude, overstep, presume on, take over, transgress, trespass, usurp II index annex (arrogate), assume (seize) …

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  • 45impose — I (enforce) verb bid, bind, burden, charge, coerce, command, compel, conscript, constrain, decree, demand, dictate, direct, drive, enact, encumber, enjoin, exact, execute, extort, force upon, impel, imponere, iniungere, insist upon, lay upon,… …

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  • 46interpose — I verb be an obstacle to, block, break into, come between, force in, hinder, impede, infiltrate, infringe, inject, insert, intercalate, intercede, intercept, interfere, interfere, interject, intermeddle, intermediate, interponere, interrupt,… …

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  • 47intrude — in·trude /in trüd/ vb in·trud·ed, in·trud·ing vi 1: to enter by intrusion 2: encroach a search that intrude s on a person s privacy vt …

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  • 48invade — in·vade vt in·vad·ed, in·vad·ing 1: to encroach upon: infringe invading a constitutional right 2: to make payments out of (a fund from which payments are not ordinarily made) authorized the trustee to invade the principal for educationa …

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  • 49encroach — Synonyms and related words: abuse a privilege, adopt, advance upon, appropriate, arrogate, assume, barge in, bother, break bounds, break in, break in upon, burst in, bust in, butt in, charge in, come between, crash, crash in, crash the gates,… …

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  • 50impose upon — Synonyms and related words: abuse, abuse a privilege, barge in, bleed, bleed white, bother, break in, break in upon, burden with, burst in, butt in, charge, charge in, come between, crash, crash in, crash the gates, creep in, crowd in, cut in,… …

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  • 51impose — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. burden (with), inflict; force (upon); levy, tax; delude, take advantage (of), palm off, foist; obtrude. See deception, compulsion. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. force upon, inflict, foist, exact; see… …

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  • 52interrupt — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. stop, check; suspend, cut short, hinder, obstruct; butt in, interpose, break in. See hindrance, discontinuance. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To make a break in the continuity of] Syn. obstruct, discontinue …

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  • 53protrude — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. jut, bulge, extend, project. See convexity. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. come through, stick out, jut out, swell, point, obtrude, project, extrude, stick up, distend, pop out*. III (Roget s 3… …

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  • 54Insertion — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Forcible ingress. < N PARAG:Insertion >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 insertion insertion implantation introduction Sgm: N 1 insinuation insinuation &c.(intervention) 228 Sgm: N 1 planting planting &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 inj …

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  • 55Activity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Activity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 activity activity Sgm: N 1 briskness briskness liveliness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 animation animation life vivacity spirit dash energy …

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  • 56obtrusion — (n.) 1570s, from L. obtrusionem (nom. obtrusio), noun of action from pp. stem of obtrudere (see OBTRUDE (Cf. obtrude)) …

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  • 57obtrusive — (adj.) 1660s, from L. obtrus , pp. stem of obtrudere (see OBTRUDE (Cf. obtrude)) + IVE (Cf. ive). Related: Obtrusively; obtrusiveness …

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  • 58unobtrusive — from UN (Cf. un ) (1) + obtrusive (see OBTRUDE (Cf. obtrude)). Related: Unobtrusively …

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  • 59intrude — I. v. n. 1. Obtrude, force one s self, thrust one s self, enter where one is not welcome, interlope. 2. Encroach, trench, infringe, trespass. II. v. a. Obtrude, force in, thrust in, press in, foist in, worm in …

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  • 60impose — [c]/ɪmˈpoʊz / (say im pohz) verb (imposed, imposing) –verb (t) 1. to lay on or set as something to be borne, endured, obeyed, fulfilled, etc.: to impose taxes. 2. to put or set by, or as by, authority: to impose an arbitrary meaning upon words. 3 …

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