Definition of Obtrude upon

1. Verb. To intrude upon, infringe, encroach on, violate. "The neighbors intrude on your privacy"

Exact synonyms: Encroach Upon, Intrude On, Invade
Generic synonyms: Come In, Enter, Get In, Get Into, Go In, Go Into, Move Into
Specialized synonyms: Foray Into, Raid
Derivative terms: Invader, Invasion, Invasive



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Literary usage of Obtrude upon

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1. The Newgate Calendar: Comprising Interesting Memoirs of the Most Notorious by Andrew Knapp, William Lee. Baldwin (1825)
"... the consciousness of guilt will perpetually obtrude upon the mind, wholly disappoint or take off the relish of every promised enjoyment, ..."

2. Illustrations of the Holy Scriptures: Derived Principally from the Manners by George Bush (1865)
"These instances, as related in the history, succeed so quick, as that the account of one is scarce concluded, but fresh ones obtrude upon our notice. ..."

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