All's plain in history and fact, so long as we do not obtrude sentimentalism.
Style should not obtrude between a writer and his reader; it should be servant, not master.
You admit that not to obtrude self is the way to perfect yourself.
I felt that to obtrude my consolations on her then would only serve to aggravate her sufferings.
Are you going to obtrude your somewhat massive personality upon the scene?
She would not have dared to obtrude into the negotiations which seemed at hand.
Now, with Wilson as he was, was no time to obtrude his own story.
But still—a new thought had begun to obtrude itself unwelcomely.
She knew what honesty was, and liked it--when it did not obtrude its clumsy scruples in the way of her will and interest.
"I had really no intention to obtrude my curiosity so far," said Dunn, apologizing.