OBTRUDE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of obtrude
Definition:
v. push oneself or one's ideas forward or intrude; stick out or extrude
Example:
Because Fanny was reluctant to obtrude her opinions about child-raising upon her daughter-in-law, she kept a close watch on her tongue.
Sentence in Classic:
Unwilling to obtrude himself on the princess, Rostov did not go back to the house but remained in the village awaiting her departure.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I ventured to offer to the learned among them a conjecture of my own, that Laputa was quasi lap outed; lap, signifying properly, the dancing of the sunbeams in the sea, and outed, a wing; which, however, I shall not obtrude, but submit to the judicious reader.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
The knitting old woman with the cat obtruded herself upon my memory as a most improper person to be sitting at the other end of such an affair.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
A pestilent conceit, which so often will insist upon obtruding even when beholding the mightiest royal beadle on his throne.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context