Sentence Examples


  • We learn that Diogenes and Crates sought to force their principles upon their fellows in an obtrusive, tactless manner.
  • In addition to these noxious and obtrusive forms, England has a few indigenous species belonging to the genus Ectobia, which live under stones or fallen trees in fields and woods.
  • Particularly obtrusive is the cicada (semi), of which there are many species.
  • As for the modern ivory statuette or alcove ornament, of which great numbers are now carved for the foreign market, it certainly stands on a plane much higher than the netsuke, since anatomical defects which escape notice in the latter owing to its diminutive size, become obtrusive in the former.
  • Those in Africa) he found it expedient to abstain from any obtrusive assertion of Roman claims. But of his general principle there can be no doubt.

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