Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 228 (Interposition)

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#228. Interposition. -- N. interposition, interjacence[obs], intercurrence[obs], intervenience[obs], interlocation[obs], interdigitation, interjection, interpolation, interlineation, interspersion, intercalation.

[interposition at a fine-grained level] interpenetration; permeation; infiltration.

[interposition by one person in another's affairs, at the intervenor's initiative] intervention, interference; intrusion, obtrusion; insinuation.

insertion &c. 300; dovetailing; embolism.

intermediary, intermedium[obs]; go between, bodkin|!, intruder, interloper; parenthesis, episode, flyleaf.

partition, septum, diaphragm; midriff; dissepiment[obs]; party wall, panel, room divider.

halfway house.

V. lie between, come between, get between; intervene, slide in, interpenetrate, permeate.

put between, introduce, import, throw in, wedge in, edge in, jam in, worm in, foist in, run in, plow in, work in; interpose, interject, intercalate, interpolate, interline, interleave, intersperse, interweave, interlard, interdigitate, sandwich in, fit in, squeeze in; let in, dovetail, splice, mortise; insinuate, smuggle; infiltrate, ingrain.

interfere, put in an oar, thrust one's nose in; intrude, obtrude; have a finger in the pie; introduce the thin end of the wedge; thrust in &c. (insert) 300.

Adj. interjacent[obs], intercurrent[obs], intervenient[obs], intervening &c. v., intermediate, intermediary, intercalary, interstitial; embolismal[obs].

parenthetical, episodic; mediterranean; intrusive; embosomed[obs]; merged.

Adv. between, betwixt; twixt; among, amongst; amid, amidst; mid, midst; in the thick of; betwixt and between; sandwich-wise; parenthetically, obiter dictum.