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meddle

noun barge in, be curious, be officious, break in on, bust in, chime in, crash the gates of, dabble in, encumber, horn in, impose, infringe, inject into, insert yourself into, interfere, interlope, intermeddle, interpose, interrupt, intervene, intrude, muscle into, obstruct, provide your two cents, pry, push in, tamper with, trespass
Associated concepts: tampering with evidence
See also: disrupt, disturb, infringe, intercede, interfere, interrupt, intervene, militate, obtrude, overstep, tamper
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BEIRUT: Even though foreign would-be meddlers are occupied by the current upheaval in the region, the March 8 alliance has failed to form a government because of the bloc's internal fissures, especially between Prime Minister-designate Najib Mikati and Free Patriotic Movement leader Michel Aoun, a number of analysts told The Daily Star Wednesday.
It was such interfering meddlers and nuisances who demanded that Plimsoll Lines be adopted by shipping companies to prevent greedy owners from overloading their vessels and endangering the lives of their crews and it was such pests and nosy parkers with the nanny state mentality who ensured that all children received a proper education with the passing of the Education Act of 1870.
Somehow Schuey would find a way to figuratively show the meddlers how to shove their changes where the sun don't shine.
Mencken always saved his sharpest barbs for politicians and governments, for censors and do-gooders, for meddlers and interlopers and prohibitionists who dragged down the superior man.
Some of the East Sussex-based trainer's owners have bought the former Meddlers Stud at Kentford and, subject to Jockey Club approval, he expects to be installed next month.
The meddlers, demagogues, race baiters, and Communists in the United States are determined to destroy every vestige of states' rights.
We've been shameless meddlers, making the Games bigger and more unwieldy.
Often, the meddlers resort to "benevolent coercion" to encourage misbehavers to seek professional help, the authors note.
Meddlers, with their dim view of human nature, don't believe in the validity and usefulness of high-minded values.
Reports said Tuesday that the ISIL movements and evacuation of its forces and military hardware from Raqqa and their deployment to Deir Ezzur and the oil-rich regions of Syria have strengthened the possibility of collusion between the terrorists and Western meddlers in Syria war.
NANNY State meddlers, fresh from their autumnal breast-beating over gamblers losing their all to fixed odds betting machines, now prophesy multiple motorway deaths following the M40 opening of the Hope and Champion, Britain's first motorway pub.
So, I've got a message for the meddlers - hands off.