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interject

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of interject

  1. to put among or between others she occasionally interjected comments into the conversation Synonyms of interject edge in, fit (in or into), inject, insinuate, intercalate, insert, interpolate, interpose, intersperse, introduce, sandwich (in or between), work inWords Related to interject cut in, inlay, inset, install; interfile, interline, lard, weave; cram, shove, thrust, wedge; add, append, attachNear Antonyms of interject eject, eliminate, exclude, expel, extract, withdraw; deduct, detach, subtract; reject

Synonym Discussion of interject

introduce, insert, insinuate, interpolate, intercalate, interpose, interject mean to put between or among others. introduce is a general term for bringing or placing a thing or person into a group or body already in existence.
    • introduced a new topic into the conversation
insert implies putting into a fixed or open space between or among.
    • inserted a clause in the contract
insinuate implies introducing gradually or by gentle pressure.
    • insinuated himself into the group
interpolate applies to the inserting of something extraneous or spurious.
    • interpolated her own comments into the report
intercalate suggests an intrusive inserting of something in an existing series or sequence.
    • new chapters intercalated with the old
interpose suggests inserting an obstruction or cause of delay.
    • interpose barriers to communication
interject implies an abrupt or forced introduction.
    • interjected a question


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