meddle


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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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They've got their way o' thinkin' and doin' things an' a body had better not meddle.
You may ask, in your ill-tempered way, what business I have to meddle with affairs of yours which it is your pleasure to keep private.
If it was you stole my money," said Silas, clasping his hands entreatingly, and raising his voice to a cry, "give it me back-- and I won't meddle with you.
Mind thine own concerns, Jew, I warn thee, and meddle not with those of others.
I thought this made it still more dangerous; yet the strain was so heavy that I half feared to meddle.
Besides, I meddle not the least with any party, but write without passion, prejudice, or ill-will against any man, or number of men, whatsoever.
You know the good intentions that make me meddle, just now, in matters which, you no doubt think, have nothing to do with me.
I know nothing about omecils," answered Sancho, "nor in my life have had anything to do with one; I only know that the Holy Brotherhood looks after those who fight in the fields, and in that other matter I do not meddle.
Drink then, and do not meddle with what we are discussing, for that requires all one's wit and cool judgment.
I never meddle save with what concerns me, and I know how to make believe that I haven't seen what does not concern me; but I hate hypocrites, and among that number I place musketeers who are abbes and abbes who are musketeers; and," he added, turning to Porthos "here's a gentleman who's of the same opinion as myself.
A reckless man is my aversion, and nothing should ever persuade me to meddle with the concerns of such a one.
For their commons; there is little danger from them, except it be, where they have great and potent heads; or where you meddle with the point of religion, or their customs, or means of life.