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Interject  v. i.  To throw one's self between or among; to come between; to interpose.

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"Interject" Quotes from Famous Books

... "Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals" in Algiers, forgive us if we interject here the observation that there is earnest need for your ...
— The Pirate City - An Algerine Tale • R.M. Ballantyne

... whimsical; and more good-natured than he wishes you to believe. Some of my friends are silent and abrupt; there is the statuesque chaplain who, whatever you may talk of, appears to be preoccupied with something else; there are brisk, bird-like men, who pick up their food and interject disconnected remarks. But the majority are lively, sensible fellows, with abundance of interest in life and people, and a considerable sense of humour; and, after all, I think it matters very little what a man talks about as long ...
— The Upton Letters • Arthur Christopher Benson

... of self-multiplication"—has almost a creative faculty. Here we interject a perfect bravura of "bravoes," and, stepping boldly up to the front, demand of Professor Bastian to "throw up the sponge," take a back seat, and there—formulate us a new ...
— Life: Its True Genesis • R. W. Wright

... interest, but not so his more mercurial brother, who took advantage of an opening left by the professor, to bluntly interject: ...
— The Lost City • Joseph E. Badger, Jr.

... and effectual of all aids to reputation: the pouring of ridicule upon your rivals. If a man has a fine style, its beauties are borrowed; if a sober one, it is bad altogether. When you go to a recitation, arrive late, which makes you conspicuous; and when all are listening intently, interject some inappropriate commendation that will distract and annoy the audience; they will be so sickened with your offensive words that they cannot listen. And then do not wave your hand too much—warm approval is rather low; and as to jumping up, never do it ...
— Works, V3 • Lucian of Samosata

Words linked to "Interject" :   interrupt, cut off, throw in, interpose, disrupt, put in, interjection, come in, break up, inject

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