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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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But appeal judges who freed Jamie Mackintosh from an 18-month-sentence heard that Mr Meddle had forgiven him and they were still friends.
The political people need to stay away from meddling or appearing to meddle in criminal probes," Marcus wrote.
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has declared that his government will not meddle in the election of a new Orthodox Patriarch.
They give money and weapons and they try to meddle in issues that do not concern them and we reject that," Shalgam told Reuters on the sidelines of a conference in the Moroccan city Tangier.
AN opposition group yesterday urged Iran not to meddle in Bahrain's affairs.
But Governor Jamaluddin Badr, rejecting the allegations as groundless, said they did not meddle in the IEC business.
An unnamed parliamentary source loyal to the majority said that the issue of the telecoms spy was being exaggerated in order to meddle with the investigation of the assassination of ex-Premier Rafik al-Hariri, the Beirut daily AD DIYAR reported Wednesday.
However, we can see that when you meddle with boards there may be unintentional consequences.
Allaying apprehensions in some quarters in India that US Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrookes mandate may also include Kashmir, Bruce Riedel, who co-chaired the inter-agency committee which formulated the Af-Pak policy, said: "I do not think, the Obama Administration intends to meddle in Kashmir.
Headscratcher: The four words medal, meddle, metal, and mettle are often pronounced the same, but they have very different meanings.
Taxpayer-funded health care would, without question, give the government an excuse to meddle in the private lives of individuals to an even greater extent than it does already, as the government would use the fact that it is paying for an individual's health care as justification for instructing that same individual on how to live.
She's already a tween,'' Keaton laments -- leaving Keaton plenty of time to meddle, if that's the way she elects to go.