Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of interpose.

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Examples

  • To succeed in interposing the Correia defense in such circumstances, the defendant must demonstrate that the plaintiff knew of her particular medical condition and the risks smoking posed to that specific condition at the time she began smoking.

    Mass. Supreme Judicial Court Bars Big Tobacco Defense: Can't Blame the Smoker

  • The bi-terminal transplantation consists in interposing a segment of a vessel between the ends of another vessel.

    Alexis Carrel - Nobel Lecture

  • General M'Dowell succeeded in interposing his corps between the forces of the enemy, who had passed down to Manassas through Gainsville, and their main body, which was moving down from White Plain through Thoroughfare Gap.

    Foreign and Colonial News

  • They thought him impertinent in interposing in an affair of this nature, who did not understand navigation; and the centurion to whom it was referred to determine it, though himself a passenger, yet, being a man in authority, takes upon him to overrule, though he had not been oftener at sea perhaps than Paul, nor was better acquainted with these seas, for Paul had planted the gospel in Crete (Tit.i. 5), and knew the several parts of the island well enough.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)

  • "Nay; it was not displeasure against the waters, but His pleasure in interposing for His people's salvation" (compare Hab 3: 10). thy chariots -- in antithesis to Thy foe, Pharaoh's chariots, "which, notwithstanding their power and numbers, were engulfed in the waters of destruction.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • However, though he blamed her insensibility, He felt the truth of her observations; and though He pitied sincerely the unfortunate Agnes, He resolved to drop the idea of interposing in her behalf.

    The Monk

  • As soon as I heard of the scheme I was ready with brotherly sympathy, and even cherished the idea of interposing a hitherto untried royal veto on such premature haste and cruel forcing of

    The King's Mirror

  • Pelham's rank is too much on a level with his, to admit of the idea of interposing Tom or Lord D. between Lord C. and him.

    Memoirs of the Court and Cabinets of George the Third, Volume 2 (of 2) From the Original Family Documents

  • However, though he blamed her insensibility, He felt the truth of her observations; and though He pitied sincerely the unfortunate Agnes, He resolved to drop the idea of interposing in her behalf.

    The Monk; a romance

  • Tom King's bleared eyes saw the gloved fist driving at his jaw, and he willed to guard it by interposing his arm.

    A PIECE OF STEAK

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