Roget category 2282. Words relating to space
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[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 etc. 300 — dovetailing — embolism.
intermediary, intermedium† — go between, bodkin†, intruder, interloper — parenthesis, episode, flyleaf.
partition, septum, diaphragm — midriff — dissepiment† — party wall, panel, room divider.
get between —
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 etc. (insert) 300.
parenthetical, episodic — mediterranean — intrusive — embosomed† — merged.
in the thick of —
betwixt and between —
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