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[in-ter-jekt] /ˌɪn tərˈdʒɛkt/

verb (used with object)
to insert between other things:
to interject a clarification of a previous statement.
Obsolete. to come between.
verb (transitive)
to interpose abruptly or sharply; interrupt with; throw in: she interjected clever remarks
(archaic) to come between; interpose

1570s, back-formation from interjection or else from Latin interiectus, past participle of intericere “to throw between, insert, interject” (see interjection). Related: Interjected; interjecting.


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  • Interjectionalize

    [in-ter-jek-shuh-nl-ahyz] /ˌɪn tərˈdʒɛk ʃə nlˌaɪz/ verb (used with object), interjectionalized, interjectionalizing. 1. to make into an interjection.

  • Interjectory

    [in-ter-jek-tuh-ree] /ˌɪn tərˈdʒɛk tə ri/ adjective 1. characterized by interjection; interjectional. 2. thrust in; : an interjectory word.

  • Interjoin

    [in-ter-join] /ˌɪn tərˈdʒɔɪn/ verb (used with or without object) 1. to , one with another.

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