Interpose in a sentence

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Definition of Interpose

  • To place between; as, to interpose a screen between the eye and the light.
  • To thrust; to intrude; to put between, either for aid or for troubling.
  • To introduce or inject between the parts of a conversation or argument.
  • To be or come between.
  • To step in between parties at variance; to mediate; as, the prince interposed and made peace.
  • To utter a sentiment by way of interruption.
  • to insert between other elements
  • introduce
  • be or come between
  • get involved, so as to alter or hinder an action, or through force or threat of force

How to use interpose in a sentence. Interpose pronunciation.

I've given Mrs. Rumford fair warning-' They wrangled for a few minutes, Emmeline feeling too depressed and anxious to interpose with polite commonplaces.
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She, however, professed her unwavering confidence that the Lord would soon interpose for their relief, while his answer was: "We shall see; time will show.
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In this apparently helpless state, I employed a man to take care of me, and felt that unless God should interpose, I must be a continuous burden on my friends.
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My dear Mrs. Damerel,'-he had a thick, military sort of voice,- 'why in the world should this interpose between us and dinner?
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The enemy would thus interpose between the two wings of the army, cutting Lawton off, and probably defeating the army in detail, unless something be done immediately.
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Men of understanding do yet, to this day, condemn the custom of the kings of Persia to give their lieutenants and agents so little rein, that, upon the least arising difficulties, they must fain have recourse to their further commands; this delay, in so vast an extent of dominion, having often very much prejudiced their affairs; and Crassus, writing to a man whose profession it was best to understand those things, and pre-acquainting him to what use this mast was designed, did he not seem to consult his advice, and in a manner invite him to interpose his better judgment?
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He commenced pursuit, and detached Marion and Lee, by a circuitous route, to gain the enemy's front, and interpose themselves between him and the post at Fairlawn, from which Major M'Arthur had been summoned, with five hundred men, to cover the retreat.
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Susan paused, and Mrs. Lathrop seized the chance to interpose a question.
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But as long as we interpose the darkness of personal doubt and prejudice between ourselves and the Light Eternal no progress can be made,-and every attempt to penetrate into the Holy of Holies will be met and thrust back by that 'flaming Sword' which from the beginning, as now, turns every way to guard the Tree of Life.
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The regent now felt himself called on to interpose in person.
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The savage wheeled, just as was anticipated, but, in the act of doing so, threw himself for a second time over the side of his horse, so as to interpose his body.
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He frankly stated that he did not believe there was any hope of success, but Sterry was firm in his resolution, and he would not interpose his authority.
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My pleaders, after the same manner, before I did interpose my judgment in the reconciling of them, were waxing faint in their contestations.
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In vain the waiters rushed to and fro, imploring "ces Messieurs" to interpose.
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It is due to the President that his object in that proceeding should be distinctly understood, and that he should acquit himself of all suspicion of seeking to escape from the performance of his own duties or of desiring to interpose another body between himself and the people in order to avoid a measure which he is called upon to meet.
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The details of such a plan could be so regulated as to interpose the necessary checks without any burdensome operation upon the pensioners.
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The other common errors are also to be rejected, as, that the Mass _ex opere operato_ confers grace upon one employing it; likewise that when applied for others, even for wicked persons, provided they do not interpose an obstacle, it merits for them the remission of sins, of guilt and punishment.
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In certain men and women spirit leaps to spirit,-note responds to note-and if all the world were to interpose its trumpery bulk, nothing could prevent such tumultuous forces rushing together.
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But before he could interpose a word or ask a question, Dr. Dean had gone.
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Yet the people had committed before his eyes this heinous sin and, as he recalled to mind the events which had compelled him to interpose, the question arose how they were to be protected from the wrath of the Most High, how the eyes of the dull multitude could be opened to His wonderful grandeur, which expanded the heart and the soul.
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Examples of Interpose

Example #1
When at length they took their leave, she saw the last of them with a sigh of thanksgiving.
Example #2
I can't endure such behaviour, and I wonder what Mrs. Rumford thinks of it.
Example #3
At another time she found herself unable to pay the expenses of the children's schooling, and the repeated demands for money were rendered more grievous by the reproaches of her husband, who charged her with attempting impossibilities, and told her that her self-will would involve them in disgrace.
Example #4
In the midst of these trying circumstances, as her husband was one day sitting in his study, absorbed in meditation, the postman brought three letters from different towns where the boys were at school, each declaring that unless the dues were promptly settled, the lads would be dismissed.
Example #5
My kind physician gave me no hope of _entire recovery_. "In this state I made my prayer to God continually, that he would so far restore my strength as to enable me to take care of myself.
Example #6
This prayer he was pleased to answer, for in eight weeks I dismissed my attendant, finding myself able to take care of myself.