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Word: interpolate

Definition: insert between


Sentences Containing 'interpolate'

There was no occasion for him now to interpolate extraneous matter; nay, his readers told him plainly that what they wanted of him was more Don Quixote and more Sancho Panza, and not novels, tales, or digressions.

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