obtrudes

obtrude

[uhb-trood]
verb (used with object), obtruded, obtruding.
1.
to thrust (something) forward or upon a person, especially without warrant or invitation: to obtrude one's opinions upon others.
2.
to thrust forth; push out.
verb (used without object), obtruded, obtruding.
3.
to thrust forward, especially unduly; intrude.

Origin:
1545–55; < Latin obtrūdere to thrust against, equivalent to ob- ob- + trūdere to thrust

obtruder, noun
preobtrude, verb (used with object), preobtruded, preobtruding.
unobtruded, adjective
unobtruding, adjective


1. impose, force. 3. shove, push.
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obtrude (əbˈtruːd)
 
vb
1.  to push (oneself, one's opinions, etc) on others in an unwelcome way
2.  (tr) to push out or forward
 
[C16: from Latin obtrūdere, from ob- against + trūdere to push forward]
 
ob'truder
 
n
 
obtrusion
 
n

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obtrude
c.1555, from L. obtrudere "thrust into, press upon," from ob "toward" + trudere "to thrust" (see extrusion).
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